O P E N T O I N T E R P R E T A T I O N
In the last few years I have turned my lens towards my inner world. After a long career in fashion and editorial photography, this sort of circular homecoming was inevitable as I became more comfortable with the uncertainties of life.
I use a technical view camera, the digital-age version of the 8x10, which allows me to use the skills accumulated during my years of work. This equipment also forces me to slow down in a deliberate process of thoughts as I am constructing a still life in my head and in front of my lens. Such a fluid approach is both liberating and stimulating while it gives space to my emotions. I compose and photograph as a spectator of my own unconscious rather than let the vigilance of my reason take over. Sometimes, I try to explain to myself the strange and disparate concoctions suggested by my imagination but mostly, I enjoy them as a reverie.
Hopefully the viewer will discover explicit or diffuse associations that may or may not have anything to do with my intentions, but it’s all there: fear, anxiety, lost love, death, joy, vitality, serenity, all “Open to Interpretation.”
For this reason, you are welcome to write a word, or a few, of reaction after examining each print.