Lovely long winter shadows in Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia.
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pique |piːk| noun. Arouse (interest or curiosity).
Portraits available to view at MoMA (search for Katy Grannan).
“When you make a picture that’s this reductive, you take so much away, so much context, so much potential narrative. The entirety of all this detail amounts to what makes it the strongest photograph.” Katy Grannan
This sentence from an interview with portrait photographer Katy Grannan, intrigued me. It’s kinda another way of saying ‘less is more’. I am interested in trying this photographic technique. Reducing a photograph’s details so it’s message is stronger.
I printed some of my photographs via a black-n-white digital printer onto coloured sheets of paper. Grabbed a sharp, shiny, stainless steel scalpel and chopped ’em all up. Then recombined them and used spray adhesive to stick them together.