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Soft Cities

These photographs on aluminum treat urban scenes as if they're fleeting, ghostly impressions. Rather than showing the "hard city" of buildings and concrete, the images represent the viewer's dreamlike consciousness.

This imaginary city intermingles inhabitant and city, identities and desires. There are illusions of scale and many-layered reflections. A glance through a window, the angle of a bridge, and a translucent row of building-fronts all contribute to this displacement.

The city is what one makes of it, and vice versa.

Printed with archival dyes embedded in a luminous coating, the photographic fragments allow viewers to assemble their own version of the city.

 

Click here for "Soft Cities: 3D "

 

Click here for "Soft Cities: Maimi Dots "