Sentiments is an ongoing collection of found images and materials from thrift stores, reappropriated artwork from digital archives, and original photographs that together convey a sense of longing. Distant planetary landscapes from NASA, fragmented parts of the body, and worn surfaces on old postcards become tethered narratives that form new meanings and perspectives. The photomontages in Sentiments provide soft spaces of feeling to contemplate intimate gestures that raise more questions than answers. Their imprinted surfaces connect the imagery’s original meanings to a transformed depiction that seeks to consider emotions of tenderness, care, and sensitivity. 

 

 






1.

Image of Mars from NASA archive

Thrifted postcard

"Self-portrait of arms outreached," digital image

 











2.

Thrifted postcards with "New York wall," digital image

 





















3.

Collage of magazine clippings

 








4.

"Self-portrait in flowers," digital image

"Peeling wall in New York,"  digital image

Thrifted postcard

 


                       5.

                       Ripped envelope with typing


                       6.

                       "Hands in water," digital image

 












7.

Stack of thrifted postcards

"Blue wall in Brooklyn," digital image

 








8.

Image of Mars from NASA archive

Magazine clippings

 













9.

Detail of "The Source" by Alfred Stieglitz, 1906, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art archive

"Self-portrait in movement," digital image

 













10.

Stack of thrifted postcards

 


    










11.

"Self-portrait in Maine," digital image

Detail  of "Garden in May" painting by Maria Oakey Dewing, 1895, from the Smithsonian archive

 











12.

Envelope with magazine clippings

 






13.

Image of planetary craters from NASA archive

"Self-portrait of arms," digital image

Detail of "Male Nude Seated on Leopard Skin," 1890-1900, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art archive

 






14.

Envelope with typing, quote from text by Audre Lorde

"Incoming tide," photo transfer on paper

"Leaf with fabric," digital  scan

 










15.

"Purple wall in Brooklyn," digital image

Magazine clipping

"Self-portrait reclined," digital image 

 


                         16.

                         Thrifted postcard 


                        17.

                        Ripped envelope with typing

 








18.

Magazine clippings

Ripped envelope

Magazine clipping of Frida Kahlo's arms

Thrifted postcard with writing

 








19.

"Blueberries still-life," digital image

Image of banana grove from la Biblioteca dell’Orto Botanico archive, 1900s

 














20.

Thrifted postcard

Magazine clippings

"Atlantic Ocean," digital image

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