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MercedBy Gina Parr

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2016

C-Print, Printed on 310 gsm hahnemuehle german etching paper using archival inks

Edition of 10

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


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Artist Statement

When she is traveling and away from her painting studio, Parr uses a camera as her way of ‘painting’ whilst on the move, Often mistaken as reproductions of her paintings, her photographs are Original Limited Edition pieces.

Merced is from the Habana Series Cuba 2016
This series of photographs was produced, whilst the Artist scoured each street of Old Havana, Cuba in January 2016. Photographed because of their inherent illusion of horizon, scape and form, these chance marks, stains, colours and textures on walls and other surfaces, some of which have been partly laid down by others, by accident or with previous intent, become chimerical worlds and fictional places.
The Photographs which Parr has named as where they were taken, further confirms things not being as they seem, a pictured utopia found in the often deprived but reforming streets of Havana, Cuba.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1957
Hometown: Exeter
Based in: Exmouth Devon and East London

Gina Parr is a widely collected Artist who works predominantly in the medium of painting, but also photographs when traveling, her way of 'painting' whilst on the move.

The Artist says of her practice,
"Scape, memory and identity are ever present in my work. My childhood, spent diversely in wide-open …

 

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