Sunset Boulevard by GLIUPHOTO

#GLIUPHOTO ON ETSY The Sunset Boulevard series is a retro 1960s and 1970s inspired love affair with Hollywood and the movies. My abstract images were photographed from within a moving car, cruising down Sunset Boulevard on a warm summer night. The lights and colors and dreamlike effect of the images are my love letter to the City of Dreams.

#GLIUPHOTO ON ETSY
The Sunset Boulevard series is a retro 1960s and 1970s inspired love affair with Hollywood and the movies. My abstract images were photographed from within a moving car, cruising down Sunset Boulevard on a warm summer night. The lights and colors and dreamlike effect of the images are my love letter to the City of Dreams.

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GLIUPHOTO – Sunset Boulevard available on Etsy

Saudade: American by Ginger Liu at Manchester MMU Art Show

Saudade American: Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee

Saudade American –  Look At Me, I’m Sandra Dee

 

Ginger Liu

Saudade: American

Saudade is a Portuguese term for a deep melancholic longing or nostalgia for a person, place or time that has gone forever.

American is a portrait of an inveterate exploration into an identity which is defined by an intangible cultural heritage. The Saudade is for the loss of an imagined life.

I was born in the United States and grew up in England and have lived my adult life, equally between two countries. By reconstructing the past using the family album and archives, autobiographical memory, familiar and popular culture, oral and national history, I (re)invent the past using self-portraiture and digitally manipulated photographs to explore perceptions of memory, identity, and multiculturalism.

 

Digital Image Composite
Location: Venice High School, Los Angeles (external school shot location for the 1977 movie, Grease)
Composite: Hollywood
Wardrobe: Pink lace full-length prom dress

Ginger Liu

MA Show
30 September – 8 October 2016

Fri 30 Sep- Sat 8 Oct (Private viewing on Thu 29 Sep, 5.30pm-8.30pm), Manchester Art, MMU, Cavendish Street, Manchester, M15 6BR, 0161 247 1751, Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm, Sat: 10am-4pm, closed Sun 2 Oct, FREE,

 

The Johanneans #4 by Ginger Liu

Audio: Dear Noni and John:   The artist reads 100 plus letters/correspondence between sisters Christine and Noni which form a narrative of her family’s immigration to the USA from England. Read out of sequence, they form the random element of this piece.

Punctum #4: iPad: Memories for Sale through professional e-commerce site Shopify. Individual images from the family album sell for $1,000.

The Punctum: Paper Spike and Images from the family photo album which pricks, bruises me.

The Johanneans #4: Monograph Artist Book

The Family Photo Album: Vintage 1960’s album from eBay

 

Ginger Liu Photography

GLIU PHOTO & Film

 

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