MATTHEW BRANDT (American, 1982)
Stepping Stone Falls 3 Y3M1C2, 2016
From the series Waterfalls
Multi-Layered Duraclear Prints processed with Flint River, Michigan water in LED Lightbox
88 3/4″ × 48 3/4″
© the artist and courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery
Matthew Brandt is an artist who pushes the boundaries of photography. Brandt sees his work as both photograph and “art object”. And he feels it’s important to retain the experimental nature that photography allows.
The subjects of his photographs are more than just a passive element. He often fuses the subject with its medium, using unorthodox, but pertinent, materials found on-location to produce the photograph.
His new series, “Waterfalls”, are politically charged images, calling attention to the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan. After photographing Stepping Stone Falls close to Flint, the prints spend weeks exposed to a steady flow of water in the artist’s studio using the very same water he collected from the Flint River.
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