Tesserae Outtakes illustrates this limited edition suite of fifty-four 5 x 5 inch photomontages, which are available as a limited boxed edition of six, available from Silverman Gallery, San... More > Francisco (info at silverman-gallery.com), or from naxsmash group productions (naxsmash at gmail.com ) The Tesserae Outtakes are details of large photomontage images in Christina McPhee's 2009 photomontage project, "Tesserae of Venus", which explores energy-producing landscapes like petroleum fields, natural gas and geothermal production sites---where nature and technology mix in a new form of strange life. Sheltering structures called tesserae models appear inside each image, suggesting a future architecture to weather a carbon saturated atmosphere.
book for the exhibition 'Tesserae of Venus,' Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, October-December 2009.< Less
La Conchita mon amour
La Conchita mon amour is a site study of memorial shrine-building in the aftermath of a deadly debris that occurred in 2005 in the town of La Conchita, California, north of Los Angeles. Photomontage... More > images reach through obsessive layers of visual data towards an integration beyond the material facts of the site. The large-scale images that result from this process are topologies of absence and recovery.< Less