05 June 2015 // Simcha van Helden //Rotterdam


Valerie Snobeck's appropriates found photographs but presents them more like sculptures. She uses the modes of entropy, loss, accumulation and displacement as if they were techniques. The work is a diagram within the correlation between natural environment and synthetic material culture. Prints are transferred to plastic or presented behind acid-distressed glass and sheets of gauze stretched on a wooden structure. The original images are either degraded or obscured, and in the process their meaning becomes ever more complicated.

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