Broken, 2010

Broken is a study of abstraction in photography.
I was interested in highlighting the particularities and the fragmented forms of the broken windows, and to create images that transcend their subject matter.

I see these photographs as drawings, whereby the use of light, shadow and form become key elements in creating abstract compositions that redefine the object.

There are subtle, mundane, gestures that rise to the surface and become quite poetic, such as the layers of dirt or dust accumulated on the glass, or the traces of tape suggesting a human interference (or presence).

Alejandra Laviada