The Chemistry of Form

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The Chemistry of Form is a cyanotype series that addresses the possibilities of variation and unpredictability within organic structures. I have created fictitious and ambiguous organic structures that are in various stages of development. These formations are fluctuating between wholeness and separation, and at times alternate between micro and macroscopic visions. Some pieces are installations, hung freely on the gallery wall by specimen pins, while other images are framed rectangles in vertical orientation. The subject matter of the images is the cyanotype solution itself, which at times has been chemically altered. The change in chemistry produced unpredictable visual outcomes. There is a delicate balance between the photographer's visual intention, and the photographic solution.

© 2020 by Alivia Magaña