landscape

This series of photographs is a result of my ongoing researches and my varied experiences in both, ocean and mountains. Where travels and projects led and lead me, I focus, for a few years, on these multiple landscape layers. Using photography and digitalism as creation and reflexion tools, I combine experimental photography, its history and its nowadays possibilities with my personal explorations.

Printed on Glass and Light Box Glass – 90 × 140 cm

Landscape is a multi-layered concept and phenomenon, and as such it has been the subject of a diverse range of disciplines and studies. A broad overview of the different approaches to understanding landscape shows us that there are two basic sides to the concept, which have received differing amounts of attention from those who study it (…)

Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir

(…) The two sides in question being firstly landscape as a physical and visible phenomenon, and secondly landscape as the intangible and invisible intertwining of the being that perceives and the phenomenon that is perceived.

Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir has a PhD in Environmental Philosophy and is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts

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palinopsia

Palinopsia word comes with its Greek roots : palin for “again” and opsia for “seeing”. It is the persistent recurrence of a visual image after the stimulus has been removed. Palinopsia can also be linked with mental imagery : while getting close to an adrenalin source, our brain lets appear emotions and familiar images.

Start of a new series of work (2019) – Upcoming shortly.

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cloud

At the surface of the sky, at the surface of geo-poetic (Kenneth White’s works). This ongoing series of work is a photographic cloud typology, exploring the links between digital and atmosphere.

Prints on demand – large format and glass support.

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