48in x 36 in
Archival ink jet print, Bond paper
My practice consists of making images taken on the street, collecting and compiling them, and then re-contextualizing them through diptychs and large-scale analog collages. After dividing my archive into categories, I found themes in the objects and beings I have made photographs of. Though it pains me to remove them from my compositions, I felt it necessary to college them into piles of themselves. I am primarily drawn to topiary, fake nature, fake animals, flowers, people, and religious icons. I still seek to comment on US culture and humanity with these collages, but in a different way. My current street photography and collection practice is an accumulation of years of continuous shooting and life experience.
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Born in Ithaca NY, Amelia’s work focuses on contemporary Americana, documenting the culture of our present time. Making photographs in nearly every US state, her work speaks to solitude, pain, joy, humor, beauty, and the natural world. Amelia earned her BFA with emphasis in photography from Pratt Institute and is currently pursuing graduate study in the Photography Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art.