Liesl Pfeffer: Souvenir

In Souvenir, Liesl Pfeffer uses the tropes of travel photography to explore the concept of photographic truth. Souvenir consists of photo-media collages depicting imaginary foreign landscapes, including mountain ranges, fjords and lakes, inspired by and referencing the composition of vernacular travel photographs.

Art Exhibition previously on at NO NO GALLERY in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 11 November 2010 to Saturday 27 November 2010
Launch Thursday 11 November 2010, 6-8pm

The mountains wait, Digital print, 2009 image

Published by anonymous on Tuesday 28 September 2010.
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What at first glance appears to be a mountain is actually made up of pieces of snapshots of the everyday; anything from fences to clouds. There is something false and visually jarring in these images; the artists uses this disjunct to explore the idea of truth in photography.