Tatiana Gulenkina – ‘Things Merging and Falling Apart’

Tatiana Gulenkina - Things Merging and Falling Apart

Tatiana Gulenkina – Things Merging and Falling Apart

 

Tatiana Gulenkina’s ‘Things Merging and Falling Apart’ – series of colourful abstract photograms in an attempt of keeping a moment of ephemeral state while observing a process of transformation of fragile organic objects, in a way of portraying the notion that images can only capture a part of what they represent.

At some point, I realized that it’s more of a collaboration between me and my subjects since they became active participants in this process. Instead of imitating the illumination and depicting formal qualities, these images challenge the expectations and capture the light itself; they bring viewers’ attention to the performative nature of creative process and elaborate on chance effects and intuitive states of being…Essentially, even the sharpest, most beautifully composed glossy image fails to represent reality because it’s trying to hold on to something that’s impossible to grasp.”

 

Tatiana Gulenkina - Things Merging and Falling Apart

Tatiana Gulenkina – Things Merging and Falling Apart