Making V&A Dundee: A photographic study

We're celebrating everyone involved in making V&A Dundee a living, breathing museum. Graeme Hutton explores why he enjoys photographing the museum in different ways.

Photographing V&A Dundee is a joy. The way light and people interact with the building constantly changes, such that no two visits are the same.

I always try to see it differently and enjoy the challenge of continuing to make new images from a now familiar subject.

Kengo Kuma is less interested in buildings as ‘objects’. His work is more concerned with people and the specific qualities of a particular place.

V&A Dundee is therefore conceived as part-building, part-landscape, between the city and the river. The uniqueness of this setting and how it is experienced is what I try to communicate in my photographs.

Graeme Hutton is Professor of Architecture at The University of Dundee. He was a judge in the architectural competition and worked with the Building Group to help deliver the museum.

To celebrate our nomination for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019, we want to thank everyone involved in making V&A Dundee possible. From the initial idea, to the first visitor, to how we're working to make the museum the very best it can be.