From the series Exploded Views
Ultrachrome print on Canson Rag paper
Signed, titled, dated and numbered on a label
Image size: 35 x 28 cm
Edition of 5
ABOUT THE WORK
Knibbeler's work could be defined as 'constructed photography' – the construction of all sorts of self-imagined and created objects takes place mostly in the studio. There he simulates wind, clouds or a tornado, and he experiments with fragile constructions in a variety of materials such as plastic, paper and fibreboard (MDF). Before he starts building and experimenting, however, he acts as a researcher, visiting different locations and consulting with specialists in the fields of science, aviation and architecture.
Knibbeler uses photography as a means of depicting his ideas, but everything he photographs is real. Questions about authenticity and the tension that his images evoke intrigue him, just as the way in which the camera is able to reveal processes that wouldn't be noticed otherwise. Knibbeler makes use of the materials he works with and the conditions he depicts to investigate the relationship between the static, two-dimensional character of photography and the moving, voluminous objects he makes.
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER
Sjoerd Knibbeler (1981) studied at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, and is represented by Galerie LhGWR in The Hague. In 2015 Sjoerd Knibbeler won the prestigious Grand Prix du Jury Photographie at the 30th International Festival of Fashion and Photography in Hyères, France. His work has been exhibited mostly across Europe and is included in different collections, such as Maison Européene de la Photographie, Museum Voorlinden, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Museum het Valkhof, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Academisch Medisch Centrum Amsterdam and Foam.
ABOUT BUYING THIS WORK
This photo print has a small white border around all sides. For a framer this border is necessary to be able to frame it properly. The print will be carefully wrapped and send as an insured package. You will receive an e-mail with a Track & Trace code when the package is on its way. A framed copy is often on display at Foam Editions, the gallery on the third floor of Foam Fotografiemuseum.
For more information or questions about buying this print, please contact the Foam Editions team.
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