Fotomonday: Lucent – by Georgina Martin

With “Fotomonday“, each week we showcase the work of women photographers from around the world.


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A romanticised snapshot of friendship, the intimate relationship between the subject and myself.

 

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Lucent (2015) explores the balance between the expression of female sexuality and female empowerment, through photography of the feminine and a response to the gaze.  Using medium format film and only natural light, Martin exploits the use of abstract light forms and the positioning of everyday objects to interrupt the focus on the body. Curated carefully in triptychs, Lucent separates the narrative spaces in which each figure resides, interrupted by time, dancing with light and exploring the simplicity of form.

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Georgina Martin is a contemporary artist based in the UK.

An awkward stage of life, mid-twenties is an age just beyond todays youth culture, and yet too young to represent experience.

I am exploring the balance between the expression of female sexuality and female empowerment through those who are closest to me, in our ‘awkward’ time of existence. 

I am attracted to photograph anything beautiful, sometimes with a sense of isolation, often with the perception of not everything is how it seems

See more of her work

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