Through my work, I explore the connections that emerge through the act of looking and look at the nuances of visual engagement and its influence on our understanding of the world.
Martha Pepper Ramos
between abstract/ambiguous/obscure imagery and small glimpses of the world - playing with light and surfaces that render things visible or invisible
Through filters, masks and templates, the act of looking is “comprised” and we are forced to see a different view, a view that looks for the in between, underneath , the empty space around - the invisible connections one doesn’t see at first
300x300mm, resin viewfinder
210 x 297 mm, result of a photo taken with one of the viewfinders
quote by James Elkins from The Object Stares Back
By continuously feeding images through feedback loops such as an image of an image, screenshots and adding invisible layers of distortion, a complex interplay emerges, wherein data is simultaneously gained and lost, revealing previously unseen connections and intricacies.
moving image #2_aprox1min
guide for loop images
Medium:moving image, projection installation
glimpses of the vitrine installation
part of the vitrine, riso, binding rings, resin, 50x90mm
part of the vitrine, etched acrylic 40x20mm
to look, to stare, to glance, to observe, to catch a glimpse, to gaze, to see, or not.