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Ashley Innis: Paranthetics
December 1, 2017 - January 26, 2018
First Friday Reception: December 1, 6-8pm
Paranthetics is the study of light, color, and motion; it is a visualization of their relationship. Images are taken with a lensless camera which record light refracted between a specific point and the camera itself and this light takes the form of color and shape. The outcome shows a difference between what is seen and what is physically there. Seemingly, there is a reality and another reality. Our muscle memory, our eyes, our emotions and general “understanding” of the world fills in any void for us. Meditating on that idea I created neon and placed it back into the image, back into the scene. The neon is what my muscle memory, my eyes, emotions and my general “understanding” of the world fills in the space between these two points.
Ashley has been photographing since childhood and pairing photography and neon for 7 years. Her work has been displayed at Gallery 12×16, Gallery 511, Ninkasi Gallery, Dot Dotson’s Gallery and has been featured in B & W Magazine for receiving a Merit Award from the publication. Innis achieved her BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2016 and currently resides in Portland with her wolf.