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 Originating from the ritual of photographing my two brothers for over fifteen years, SOUND OF SILENCE explores notions of the muse and the photographic portrait. By merging sister/ photographer, brother/model, a reinvention of roles is established. The home that we grew up in, located in New Jersey, became a sort of stage - the place where the notion of childhood as a period of naïveté and simplicity was questioned by means of a photographic system. The presence of the house and that of its previous residents leaves its mark on the photographs made during that time. These and more recent photographs reappear and mutate continually in the layers of SOUND OF SILENCE. In its evolution, the work is less and less constrained to the edge of the photographic object, allowing for a meta photographic aesthetic that emphasizes elements such as texture, process and the passage of time. The resulting compositions, be they on a wall or a table, consider different points of view at play in the phenomenon of photography. Is it the model or the photographer whose voice is heard? She who remembers, he who sees? In this work, the activity of photography, stemming from a charged silence, becomes a language in and of itself.

Originating from the ritual of photographing my two brothers for over fifteen years, SOUND OF SILENCE explores notions of the muse and the photographic portrait. By merging sister/ photographer, brother/model, a reinvention of roles is established. The home that we grew up in, located in New Jersey, became a sort of stage - the place where the notion of childhood as a period of naïveté and simplicity was questioned by means of a photographic system. The presence of the house and that of its previous residents leaves its mark on the photographs made during that time. These and more recent photographs reappear and mutate continually in the layers of SOUND OF SILENCE. In its evolution, the work is less and less constrained to the edge of the photographic object, allowing for a meta photographic aesthetic that emphasizes elements such as texture, process and the passage of time. The resulting compositions, be they on a wall or a table, consider different points of view at play in the phenomenon of photography. Is it the model or the photographer whose voice is heard? She who remembers, he who sees? In this work, the activity of photography, stemming from a charged silence, becomes a language in and of itself.