Meike Bertrand-Paniza | Fine Art Photography

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/ Frost, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/ Night-skating, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/ Pink Wall, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/ Birch(White), 2015

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/Red Coat/Moon, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/Writing, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Footsteps Diptych (Left), 2018

Between Land and Sky, Footsteps Diptych (Right), 2018

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/Blizzard, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Rock, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Bird, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Untitled/Profile, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Ripples, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Walk, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Sky, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Berries, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Curtain, 2014

Between Land and Sky, View, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Birds, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Jump, Diptych Left, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Jump, Diptych Right, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Sparks, Diptych Left, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Sparks, Diptych Right, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Ways and Means, Diptych Left, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Ways and Means, Diptych Right, 2015

Between Land and Sky, Rocks, 2017

Between Land and Sky, Gardening, 2017

Between Land and Sky, Water, 2014

Between Land and Sky, Up-Side-Down, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Displaced, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Time, Diptych Left, 2017

Between Land and Sky, Time, Diptych Right, 2017

Between Land and Sky, Rock II, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Flower, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Roots, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Climbing, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Blooms, 2018

Between Land and Sky, New Shoes, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Trees, 2018

Between Land and Sky, Rain, 2018

Between Land and Sky 

(2014 -)

In Between Land and Sky I chose from the beginning to be attuned to the often overlooked and ordinary events of every-day life that attract my attention – fleeting time and the changes in light and mood from one second to the next. The work was inspired by a wish to create a series of images that mimics the sensory and visual cues that inform my recollection of that which is both highly personal but also true to experience. The physicality of that experience is condensed, or rather transmuted, into a sprinkling of space, color, visual, and even auditory phenomena.

Although these images were shot in Alaska, near my home and with my family, they deliberately avoid being grounded to a specific location. The captured, fleeting moments are grounded in the photographic real, however, because these scenes are isolated from a larger continuum, the meaning of the images remains open-ended. The fragmentary views are both elusive and weightless, offering no more than a poetic pause or glimpse of temporal and physical space.

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