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Landscape on Landscape: Cod # f6be57By Andrea Alkalay

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US$ 4,400


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2021

Giclée Print, Collage of two photographs printed on hahnemuhle enhanced matte paper

Edition of 6

Dimensions: 135cm (H) x 93cm (W) x 9cm (D) / 53.1" (H) x 36.6" (W) x 3.5" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

The series is an observation into the notion of "landscape", which is defined variously, within a gamma of changing ideas about place. In one of its meanings, is the natural space admirable for its artistic-scenographical aspect. We experience it according to our perceptual capability. I am interested in the idea of nature as a cultural construction and the composition of a new landscape with other readings. I explore the illusory of a natural landscape image and its chromatic decomposition, transferring what is caught by sight to the codes of another system (RGB).
The project introduces a dialogue between figuration/abstraction where the real and the manipulated overlap. In the foreground is the monochrome scenery and behind, its digital backstage. These double photographs combine opposing codes that attract each other, as the perception of color through its absence or the flatness of paper through its fold.

The chromatic palettes are revealed through pleating the edges or folding for volume the print with another topography, irrupting the natural geography in parallel. The range of colors that emerge seems artificial at a glance, although they belong to the natural world. They are working as a code bar breaking the surface illusion to draw attention to the artifice and materiality of the photographic representation.


This Series won the First Place on Latin America Professional Award 2021 from the World Photography Organisation


Captions

Manual collage of 2 photographs superposed. Fine Art Printed. Hahnemuhle Enhanced Matte Paper 200 gr
Front: Bl+W Photograph. (manual cut and fold).
Back: color photograph digitalized on Sintra mounted.
The artwork comes with an acrylic box ready to hang

Framed in an acrylic box: 135 x 93 x 9 cm
(unframed: 125 x 83 cm x 4 cm)

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1965
Hometown: Buenos Aires
Based in: Buenos Aires

Andrea Alkalay is a visual artist currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She holds a degree in Industrial Design. Mterials and forms have always been tools to highlight concepts on their symbolic presence. Was trained in art-photography attending workshops and residences programs, experimenting with alternative techniques and creative processes. She …

 

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