DISSOLVES SERIES (Unique Polaroid Prints)(2015-16)
This is a series of Polaroid prints I created using vintage magazines from the 50s-70s. They were inspired by the cinematic effect of a ‘dissolve’... a transition from scenes through blending. I enjoy the way the viewer can imagine what scene is ending, where the ‘story’ is going… and in that sense I was thinking of Sherman’s Film Still series.
This project continues my love of analog photography. Had I set out to build these images in Photoshop it would have been a very different experience, and far less open to the surprises and strangeness that I came to love about these works.
They are contained in a box that I stamped, re-shaped and modified. They are exhibited unframed, scattered on a shelf, and left to be considered as unique objects.