Entry Title: "Unearthing Series"
The photographs in this series are about the space between the
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imagined and real. There is reference to a constellation, memory, a
need for a controlled environment within a chaotic one, and a
constructed world with natural elements. My experience as a new
mother is tied into this series. These works are filled with a
tension between frustration and control, and wonder and delight.
The images are made by drawing and painting on a paper
backdrop, shining light through holes in the backdrop, hanging
wire, string, branches, and other elements to create shapes and
lines in the compositions, which I often interact with. A slow
shutter speed is used when capturing the images to show a sense
of movement in many of them.