Instar, Meghann Riepenhoff’s latest chromogenic photograms, is a collection that can be more easily described as ‘surreal’. With all the photos being taken in complete darkness, the outcome of any given piece is often a surprise. The final product of this is something along the continuum of phenomenal and comforting.
Katie Shapiro (MFA 2015) is a master’s candidate in Photography at the University of California, Irvine. She received her BFA in Photography from the California Institute of the Arts in 2007 and is currently living and working in Los Angeles. Inspired by the feelings of confusion and displacement induced by medical tests, her current project There is ever anything conclusive, just an endless series of tests experiments with disorienting photograms and tactile, studio-based processes to confound the viewer and question the viewing experience.