The following images are part of a larger series that aims to challenge what we perceive as 'seeing'. By removing the 'directed gaze' a pin-sharp image often presents, the blur allows for an infusion of new life into the image. Influenced by the later impressionist paintings of Monet and the contemporary photographic works of Uta Barth, these images decipher the abstract patterns of soft colour shades flowing into each other. It is necessary to construct the landscape from our own imagination and to work against the lack of visual content. There is a constant swing between what is not seen and what could be there. To 'see' scenery as a landscape is always a projection of the viewer. Here the process goes one step further as the viewer has to constitute the image from incomplete, blurred impressions.
Katarzyna Branicka • Hayley Burnett • Mat Hay • Pierre Lequeux • Sarah Jayne Merrett • Ania Mokrzycka • Jagoda Wisniewska •