Sarah Nind



2017:   Luna Blu
2016:   Pistes et Points
2015:   film scores
2013:   interjections
2012:   broken landscapes
2011:   re: development
2010:   displacement
2009:   lost dimensions
2008:   mnemonic structures
2007:   traces
2006:   objets perdus
2006:   désir
2004:   (non)fiction
2001:   paysages fragiles
1999:   (whisper)

Public Commissions
2010:   sidewalk tango
1997:   pine cones

Past Work
CCCA Website




2001 paysages fragiles

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Loosely translated, paysages fragiles alludes to the idea of the fragile landscape.  The work was conceptualized as the meeting point of the photograph, environmental issues raised by the image, and the subjectivity of painting. The architectural spaces and landscapes represented in this body of work are often problematic.  A disquieting emotional response is evoked by the dichotomy between the memory and projected imagination of place, and the actuality of reality of place.  Through these pictorial narratives, paysages fragiles attempts to re-trace, re-write, re-know, and ultimately re-claim the mnemonic traces of memory that define our understanding of identity and place.