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Riley Ralmuto

C’est la vie

2013, Photograph, 22"w x 33"h

I began this project as a response to Richard Avedon’s exhibition “Women in Motion.” I fell in love with the idea of capturing the body in motion and creating an image that exudes such energy and life. The naked eye sees and processes the human experience far differently than the way it is captured on a camera’s sensor.

In the American world of the 21st century, people go to the utmost degree to avoid moving; we have grown into quite a lazy and apathetic society. I see humans that are moving, dancing, jumping, running, laughing, etc., as glimpses into the lives of those who are truly living—something too beautiful for words.

Riley Ralmuto - C’est la vie

1 Comment

  1. Cara Ralmuto says:
    January 8th, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    This is the first time I’ve read this profile!!! This picture is amazing!!!

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