Victoria AHRENS Born in 1972, lived in Argentina from 1973 to 1991. Lives and works in London.
Ph.D. in photographic practices at Birkbeck College, London, MA in engraving at Camberwell College of Art. She creates photogravures and hybrid photographic sculptures with marginal spaces, where myth, history and memory intertwine.
Working in the translation of analogue films in the form of hybrid digital practices, Victoria Ahrens is interested in questions related to the materiality of photographic fragments. In the project El Lugar Perfecto, these photographic pieces evoke our relationship with sublime landscapes (the Altiplano of the Andes, or the Parana River for example). We most often see these landscapes through screens. But the artist re-imagines these photographic spaces in such a way that a new narration can emerge. These photographs question the limits of digital and the loss of information that induce the entropy and pixelation of images.