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Throughout my career I have been exploring the intersection between art and technology most frequently dealing with issues surrounding photographic representation. My works often reveal the conventions of perception and representation through tensions created by the use of computers and traditional photographic techniques.
The photographs shown here are of mirrors, paper, and tape taken with a large format camera as they attempt to unpack the structural mechanics of photographic representation by creating formally abstract pictures that are undeniably photographically real.
While the images allude to abstraction (which is understood as relieved from concrete references to the real world, hence diametrically opposed to realistic depiction) the photographic nature of the images are emphasized as the image plane is selectively focused and blurred through the use of the depth of field. The usually referencelessness nature of abstraction is contradicted by the presence of minute details captured by the use of a large format camera such as dust and scratch marks found on the surface of the mirror which makes the images very