2011, Archival inkjet print scanned from film, 40"w x 30"h
This portrait is part of a series that shows characters in transitional states. It winds from Alan Welter’s workshop and adhesives factory in 1961, to contemporary times with Hollis Wolfram’s aquatic re-emergence from Lake Elster. The objects in the photographs allude to stories and act as symbols for characters who are physically absent from the images. The inclusion of flat, stage-like, painted elements heightens the fictional nature of the narrative and questions the dimension of believability in the images.
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