AmericaConceptStructure by John A. Chakeres

I see the world as an image from which I choose parts to create my photographs. For me, a wall begins as a canvas, a two-dimensional surface, a foundation on which to build an image.

I see the world as an image from which I choose parts to create my photographs.  For me, a wall begins as a canvas, a two-dimensional surface, a foundation on which to build an image. Each wall is like a found object, filled with the information I incorporate into my photographs.

I look at a wall and begin to dematerialize it into its basic attributes, line, form, color, and texture. As I follow the lines and as they intersect one another or other shapes I begin to build the composition in my mind.  At some point I have a moment of recognition, a moment of clarity, and the composition is complete.  I capture the information on the wall to later process it into a final image.The photographs I create are a result of how I think, and how I transform the information I see on a wall.  They are about data acquisition, and how I visually filter and process the information of the world around me.

About  John A. Chakeres

John A. Chakeres has been an artist working in photography for more then 35 years.  He has had numinous exhibitions of his work and also has three books of photographs published, Traces: An Investigation in Reason, 1977, D’art Objects: A Collaboration, 1978 and Random New York: An Unscripted Walk, 2008.  His photographs are also in a number of permanent collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, FR, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA and Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN. He is represented by Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX. His current series, Structure explores the concepts of formalism and found objects in context of photography. [Official Website]
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