Maria Luisa Morando Statement


Artist Statement
“With her cool gelato colors and sunlight reflected off the sand and celadon waves, she evokes fond memories of summer days. Because of the lack of sharp detail, it becomes impossible to explore the images for their specificity, and instead they open up and play to any seaside memory the viewer cares to pour into them. In “Camera Lucida” Roland Barthes referred to photographic details that create an intense, personal response, as the punctum. For images that are essentially punctum-free, Morando moves out of the way, allowing the viewer to find their own point of entry into the briny blur.”
Michael Buitron for ArtScene Magazine


Process Statement
The photographs in this series were taken with a Bronica medium format camera. The photographs are c-prints.



 
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