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Sleep (head)
Medium: Ilfochrome transparacy, lightbox, Ed 2/3,+2 APs
Dimensions: 68x86x13 cm
Year created: 2005
Location: London
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Summary

Sleep (head) Catherine Yass

Catherine experiments with colour and processing methods to create intense images. This lone figure seems distant and detached. Catherine uses reversed tones, or solarisation, around the figure’s head to create an aura. Once mounted on the light box, the image becomes even more luminous.

Biography

Catherine Yass

Catherine Yass is an English photographer who was born in London, 1963. She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, at the University of the Arts in Berlin, and then at Goldsmiths College. In 2002 she was short-listed for the Turner Prize.