Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs (9 pics)




For the first edition of San Francisco Photofairs , from January 27 to 29 2017, photographer Lea Jessen will exhibit a part of her work. Lea Jessen lives and works in Copenhagen. She was educated at the School of Photography in 2004, and has worked with the photographic medium since 1997. She has exhibited in Shanghai, Basel, Paris and Copenhagen. She is represented by In The Gallery , in Copenhagen.

Her photography is made of architectural patterns, anonymous images in which colors, shapes and shad

Her photography is made of architectural patterns, anonymous images in which colors, shapes and shadows are the absolute protagonists. Every ordinary detail becomes an extraordinary feature, exalted by a refined composition and colors mixing. An incredible sense of geometry and a certain virtuosity in manipulating lines and colors shades remind mondern art of the 1940s and 50s.

However, Jessen rigor is not a synonym of coldness. Her photography is melancholic and poetic, evoki

However, Jessen rigor is not a synonym of coldness. Her photography is melancholic and poetic, evoking surreal and undiscovered places. A pudique and delicate way of provoking perturbing emotions. These cliches have a nostalgic and irresistibly glamour connotation, remembering a bygone era. A similar sense of loss and longing characterizes her pictures of Syria. Places look deserted and abandoned, lost in a mysterious night.

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs




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