Weronika Gesicka Recontextualizes Vintage Photographs in Series Traces #celebratephotography
We love how each photograph demands our attention to check out every aspect of Weronkia Gesicka redesign! From WeronikaGesicka.com via ufunk:
Traces are, by definition, marks or other indications of the existence or passing of something. Evidence of a presence. Confirmation of participation. Examples of such traces are photographs, which document the existence of people, situations, moments. They are like engrams that come about through certain stimuli and experiences. This project is based on vintage photographs purchased from an image bank. Family scenes, vacation souvenirs, everyday life, suspended anywhere between truth and fiction. It is hard to figure out whether they are spontaneous or entirely staged. We know nothing of the actual ties between the individuals in the photographs; we can only guess at the truthfulness of their gestures and gazes. Who are, or were, these people in the photographs? Are they actors playing happy families, or real people whose photographs were put up for sale by the image bank? Some are present. Others vanish from the pictures, but always leave a trace. These images, modified in various ways, are wrapped in new context: our recollections of these people and situations are transformed and gradually blur into a new reality.
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