Photographs construct altered realities made from distressed fabric.
The series Frayed is cloaked in darkness; exploring issues of presence, absence and the Uncanny.
The photographs become fragments – discarded remnants of cathartic imagery, an ethereal narrative of delicate textures.
Her process involves using damaged polaroid negatives, echoing the condition of the subject matter.
Vanessa Roy is influenced by:
Vanessa Roy is listening to:
All photographs © the artist
Roy’s work is on display at Gallery 40 in Brighton 25 -29 June 2013.