Tabula Rasa by Ben Alper 2011
I see many of my recent projects as being fundamentally inquisitive, rather than declarative, in regard to memory. There is no articulated claim being made. Instead, I hope the work raises questions about how we order, archive and recall photographs in service of creating personal or historical narratives for ourselves.
His work employs a dated, torn, faded imagery, recalling decades past. Photography becomes for Alper, almost a physical act.
To get further into his research, read this interview on lavalette.com.
Via: Rudy Godinez