Christina Webber

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Static (framed diptych)

£75.00 GBP

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Static is a diptych I made in 2018 from two images hand-printed from the same negative (taken earlier, in 2017). The photograph depicts a tree branch stuck, static, in the water of Leith - a solitary limb un-moving as the water and the world rushes past. 

These images are sold together, in thin black matte aluminium frames (glass not perspex). They are both one-of-a-kind images, made as part of my experimentation printing Another Colouring Book. One image is a straight print, signed and titled, the other has been hand-coloured with photo oils to illuminate the broken branch static in the water and muddy all else.

I took this picture as part of a series of photographs documenting my own life, aiming to challenge my ideas of progress and maturity. I was moved to take this photograph because I guess on some level I was looking for visual representations of how I was feeling: static,  stuck, stagnant, struggling. I wanted to use fragments of my everyday to try and communicate something universal.

10 x 8" silver gelatin prints on RC Ilford Gloss, both one-of-a-kind (one hand-tinted).

Sold together, signed and framed as seen.

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