My work is focused on the human form and its infinite ability to express. I believe that the body is a mortal vessel that carries imprints of human experience. In this series I am layering wild natural elements with the expressive figure to abstract and distort identity. Thematic and formal parallels are evident in the gestural qualities of the portraits and landscape images.
Shooting instant film has defined these images as immediately tangible and has also yielded some entirely unexpected results which can be seen in the abstract images. In these anomalies the original intended image is imperceptible and in its place is a clearly chemical print that is self-referential to the format.
The occurrence of these irregularities serve as a reminder of the chemical process at work within the print and its inherent objecthood. The pairing of the multiple exposed images with the landscape and accidental abstractions suggests a psychological space regarding form, mortality and consciousness.
scanned Impossible Project B&W 600 images, 2015