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Artist Spotlight: Liz Nielsen

A photographic series of abstract shapes and transcendent colouring by Brooklyn-based artist Liz Nielsen. Created without the use of a camera, Nielsen builds her own negatives by hand in a pitch-black environment, using a variety of found light sources like bike lights, cell phones and toys. The unique process also means it is impossible to create the same image twice. In this particular collection of one-of-a-kind images, Nielsen invites us to join her on an imaginative, cosmic journey. As she describes:

“I am searching for anomalies: objects with superpowers or landscape hotspots with vortexes. I seek out shapes and symbols, looking for mathematical connections that give order to disorder. The images that I create are compositions of these collected shapes, placed strategically in alignment with the cosmos, with the intention of opening channels for quantum vision, creative breakthroughs, or places for collective consciousness to emerge.”

See more images from “Force Fields” below.

Liz Nielsen
Echoing Tree Portal, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photogram, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 30 x 18 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Friends Totem, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 25 x 21 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Global Warming Ice Tent, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photogram, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 28 x 30 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Liquid Rainbow, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photogram, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 30 x 41 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Orbiting Landscape, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 23 x 31 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Window in Time, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 24 x 32 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Shifting Time, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 27 x 22 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Sunset Strip, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 24 x 30 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Synergy, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 30 x 23 in

 

Liz Nielsen
Water Shapes, 2017
Analog Chromogenic Photograph, Unique, on Fujiflex
Size: 23 x 17 in

 

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