Repetitions of Repetitions (2013)
'But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions."
DH Lawrence, Women in Love
This work was created in response to the prevalence of digital photography and online digital archives such as Facebook and Flickr. The images are an expression of the personal intimate nature of holding and examining a physical, printed photograph.
The work was made to seduce; arousing a haptic response in the viewer to reach out and feel what they are seeing. The image object however is out of reach. It has been distanced from the viewer in time and space through a repetitive gesture of re-photographing.
The tension between image and object is palpable eliminating the ease of pure visual consumption.