In this new feature, we’ll be featuring two images per week from EXPOSURE: The 14th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition. Keep checking back on Mondays and Thursdays to see an image per artist as well as artist statements and website links.
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These pictures are part of a series titled “Comforts of Home.” They hint at the cyclical and ever-changing nature of our lives together with the environment we inhabit. It is my hope that the viewer can voyeuristically walk into and through these disquieting panoramas. A phantom occupant and actions are implied. The minute details of objects in and around these living spaces give us a glimpse into both the past and present. Space is altered and compressed; interiors intrude into exteriors through windows or doors left carelessly ajar. These are unsettling and precarious spaces-a sense of instability or flux ensues-and planes and perspective are distorted as if in a dream. Time becomes an active element in this series as the viewer wanders around in the picture plane uncovering a story. – AB
ABOVE IMAGE – Allen Bryan, Holiday Setting, 2009, from the series “Comforts of Home,” Pigment inkjet print, 16 x 48 inches, courtesy of the artist