Casey Riggs is a photographic artist that currently resides in Southern California where he teaches photography and works on research and art making. His artistic interests lie in the physical, psychological and learned histories we carry with us contrasted with photography's inherent historical capture. This exploration of physical and psychological experience speaks about how a photograph, as an instant history, can inform and abstract perception.
With the blending of abstract representations, Riggs uses his works to explore our personal histories and how our collective conciseness, histories and experiences influence the way we view the world around us- defining experience as "truth". Through his use of medical imagery, abstractions derived from physical touch and the manipulation of traditional photographic processes, Riggs captures a precise space between the intangible and the actuality. It is between the abstraction and representation of our experiences that we start uncovering new meaning from the past. This allows us to make the invisible visible, and to start to understand the complexities of interpretation.