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Jim Kazanjian  Portland, OR

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'untitled (house)'
'untitled (implosion)'

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About Jim


I am interested in a kind of ‘entropic’ image”an image that has the capacity to de-familiarize itself. My current work is an attempt to unravel the photograph and play with established notions of time and space, notwithstanding our understanding of what gives things context. Through fragmentation and re-composition of the photographic space, the non-linear nature of reading the image is folded in on itself. The structure of the photograph is unwound and reshuffled. This reshaping is an iterative process that spurs a generation of something altogether different; something ineffable.


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Breeze Block Gallery
Breeze Block Gallery
1011 NE Alberta
Portland, OR
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Anonymous

10.11.2013 @ 7:53 PM

i think that it is interesting how in the background of the giant city of a house there is something on a dock exploding or something. also how the masterpiece of architecture could be wiped out by a large current.

Rj

08.18.2013 @ 6:26 PM

this is wonderful stuff ... simply wonderful ... what a shame that all the TOOLS think it's ok to vote a "1" for this artist in order to MANIPULATE the rankings ... come on children, GROW UP..

Ejsthirteen

08.11.2012 @ 12:11 PM

Almost as if Hearst Castle met the end of days.......

Annika

05.03.2012 @ 9:42 AM

this "house" would be a very interesting architectural project to see in real life - it's fantastic

Tiffykurodist

12.01.2011 @ 6:14 PM

I feel such deep emotions just by looking at the houses...so nice!!

Ray chapa

11.05.2011 @ 5:54 PM

Would you like to live here, would you dare?

Louis profeta

07.03.2011 @ 5:48 AM

Awakening photographs I like, a still image at times talks to me, dreams evolve in a snap's shot, adrenaline rises in me, I don't know why, I don't question, either, never question art being my motto in gaining happiness.This is me, but the world is one of individuals, this I'm sure.

Taliya m.r.

05.21.2011 @ 12:35 AM

W.O.W: Wonderful, outstanding work!

Gg

05.03.2011 @ 7:02 PM

Love this.. its something you get or you dont.. and its perfectly done

Morenita

05.02.2011 @ 8:22 PM

i know this seem weird but i somtimes want to see that in person and see if it could acutally happen. i get curious if thers a world out there that could be like that . and if there is . . . im excited to go there cause i would be the first person on that trip there!!! so thats a beautiful imagination your hae there. you should be happy, most people would kill for your skills:)

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