2nd Student Artists' Book Contest 2016



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Creation Date



Undergraduate student, year of graduation 2017. Major: Photography. Class: The Photobook. Faculty: Lindsay Beal.

Materials + Techniques

photographic negatives

Student Narrative

I process through process, using my darkroom time as meditation. In there, I aim to slow my momentum and try to more closely examine that which may go beyond my understanding and bring it instead to a point of comprehension. In Mother, Mother, I apply this process to examine my relationships between myself, my biological mother, and my "surrogate" or "art mom": Here, I wanted to parse out the differences in these two relationships and see if I appeared any different depending on my company and level of ease. To me, the difference in my face (in two photographs taken days apart) is enormous, and I think that's what I expected.