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Elena Yamamoto

image-1551 Statement Elena Yamamoto’s works are thoughts bound up in sources, process, and materials: photos made from negatives that my father took when he was just a few years older than myself; the sun-soaked cyanotype prints with their natural, distinctive, and seductive blue; silk in its softness, its ...

Jean-Paul Cattin

image-1537..... Artist Statement In the series "Fingerprints" I'm looking for a reinterpretation of reality, namely urban elements taken from the places I explore. Walls, floors, garbage trucks or any other terrestrial material, which are the basis for my work, are reviewed and contrasted to the extreme, sometimes highly detailed or ...

Francisco Lopez

image-912 Artist's Statement Film, obsession and beauty The focus of my work is in the chance union of forms, symbols, images and colors. It is through cosmetics, in the sense of making up the world in an almost shaman-like manner, that my work plays with a pre-established language of beauty pervasive in popular ...

Orit Ben-Shitrit

image-692 Artist Statement One of the oldest cities in the world, Jerusalem has always been infused with fracture and duplicity, which carry on to this day in the city’s fabric and leaders. As reverent home to three of the world’s major religions, Jerusalem embodies Foucault’s idea of a heterotopia — an impossible ...

Richard Silver

image-560 Construction Workers Vegas Caracas Marketplace Eiffel Tower Acropolis Taj Mahal Artist Statement “TILT-SHIFT”ing the World Tilt-Shift, What type of photography is that? people always ask me. How do I make people look so small or why do I make people look so small, simple…WE ARE. In the big picture we are just a small blip of what ...

Leah Oates

image-542 Leah Oates, Transitory Space, Beijing, China, color photography, 2008-09 Artist Statement Of human life time is a point, and the substance is in flux...and what belongs to the soul is dream and vapor.... Marcus Aurelius, The Meditations The work I create first originates as a response to overlooked space that is in a continual ...

Kwabena Slaughter

image-507 Oh, Very, Yes!, detail 1 Oh, Very, Yes!, detail 2 Installation View Artist Statement I think of cameras, along with photographs, as cultural artifacts. In the same way that an anthropologist can look at jewelry or clothing to learn about the culture that created those things, the design of a camera and the photos ...

Ralph Maratta

image-405 The Fowlers Trap Tangled with the Rabbit Holes The Shortest Distance Between Two Kindred Souls Is Love Wormholes in a Tree Artist Statement Big Dreams focuses around the idea that humankind shares a sort of imagery bank; elementary ideas from the beginning of time or archetypes as described by Carl Jung. With that said, ...