Photon corrosion is work that takes the photographic self portrait towards a recognition frontier. In Photon corrosion the subject – the photographer – is rendered simplified, synthesized, to a point nearing un-recognizability, or perhaps nearing a simplification that can only be virtual. The questions raised become particularly incisive when the spectator is informed that the proof of this corrosive lightning is established, is cased, is situated, within the boundaries of conventional portrait photography. Where are we? Approaching a dual nature, also of the photon , the elementary particle considered simultaneously a particle and a wave.
Medusa – work in progress, is an ongoing piece originally based on a documentary photography tradition. The initial version of Medusa was publicly screened in September 2010 with the tittle Who’s a jellyfish in multimedia format. The piece participated in a London presentation of the ASA Collective. In this initial version “Medusa – work in progress” was based on the concept of a Jellyfish/Medusa, that of following sea currents and only capable of nourishing itself from what is contacted during its meanderings/wanderings. Continue reading “Medusa – work in progress”
Sunday Afternoon is the name of this piece as well as the tittle to the collective exhibition it was shown in. This is the first exhibition, the premiere, of the eyeyeye collective, made up of six photographers and artists that use photography as their primary means of expression. They are Alexandre Vaz, Armando Ribeiro, Bruno Lopes, José Manuel Bacelar, Miguel Proença e São Trindade.
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