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In this series of landscape photographs, I use a base archive to create “new landscapes” I want to take something that already exists and recreate it into something layered and complex and combine two landscape images by weaving them to arrive at a new image.

I am trying to step away from the clichéd ‘pretty’ landscape images we see in calendars and coffee table books. The process of creating a new landscape by weaving two images together, transforms the landscape into something new, more modern and dynamic.

By taking the ‘old’ processes of film, I am also transforming them to comply with the current digital era. By scanning the negatives in and printing digitally, this hybrid; when produced into a weaved image, comments on this shift in technology as the squares replicate pixels but not the grainy facade of a standard film print.

Please feel free to contact Rebecca at larosar@hotmail.com or on 0403 576 821

Rebecca Larosa
Constructed Landscapes
2013

woven digital print, 1.7m x 1.3m

Rebecca Larosa
Rebecca Larosa

Monash University
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