Somewhere in Texas is an artist book compiled in an old Kodak 4x5 film box consisting of 1 vintage Big Bend postcard and 16 polaroid transfers. The Texas landscape is one that constantly changes as you drive across the state, yet also stays familiaras if something we have seen before. The project Somewhere in Texas aims to harness that familiarity, and enhance it, through the use of the snapshot aesthetic and the Polaroid camera. The Polaroid is considered an amateur camera, and therefore its images are accessible to the viewer, and create a sense of nostalgia. Not only through the muted hues, and range of tones, but also the Polaroid camera itself and the physical images it produces. This book mimics the "shoebox" collection of images. It is a memento, it is an object, and it is a guide for the viewer through this short trip.
Somewhere in Texas
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