Vanessa Denham, Kite, from the Corrupted Memories series, 2022, archival inkjet print, 91.44 x 121.92 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Vanessa Denham, First Birthday, from the Corrupted Memories series, 2022, archival inkjet print, 91.44 x 121.92 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Karl Mata Hipol, I spy… when invisibility holds you no.2, from the I spy series, 2022, archival inkjet print, 45.72 x 60.96 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Vanessa Denham, Kite, from the Corrupted Memories series, 2022, archival inkjet print, 91.44 x 121.92 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Vanessa Denham, First Birthday, from the Corrupted Memories series, 2022, archival inkjet print, 91.44 x 121.92 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Karl Mata Hipol, I spy… when invisibility holds you no.2, from the I spy series, 2022, archival inkjet print, 45.72 x 60.96 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

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Selected

Focused Blur

Opening Reception:
Friday, April 19, 6 – 8 PM

How far can the language of a photograph stretch in its storytelling? What lies hidden in an image’s pixels and glistening fragments as they hint at the enigmatic truths that dwell beneath the surface? Focused Blur embarks on a journey into the profound capacities of photography, delving beyond mere visual representation to unearth the concealed narratives that reside within the frame. In this exhibition, we follow the lead of four emerging artists who dare to explore the boundless potential hidden within the realm of photography.

In a world flooded with a ceaseless torrent of visual stimuli, where images are effortlessly captured and instantaneously shared, it becomes easy to be captivated by the superficial. Focused Blur strives to break free from this superficiality, inviting viewers to gaze deeper, question the surface, and contemplate the layers beneath a photographic moment frozen in time.

Artists Vanessa Denham, Khim Mata Hipol, Karl Mata Hipol, and Maria Michopulu venture into the mysterious through the lenses of abstraction, archival imaging, and experimental photography. They transcend the boundaries of time and space to unravel the stories etched onto the very fabric of the photographic medium. The resulting images resemble spectral whispers from a bygone era, cloaked in a delicate choreography of light and shadow.

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