TIFA 2023 Nature / Trees

Missing Forrest

  • Prize
    Silver in Nature/Trees
  • Photographer
    Ursula Ferrara
  • Agency / Studio
    Ursula Ferrara
  • Technical Info
    Gum Bichromate
  • Photo Date

Missing forrest These pictures are made with the nineteenth-century gum bichromate technique on rag paper 20”x25” The missing forest is a mise en abyme, a walk in a non-existent wood, a door that leads to an unknown world, or perhaps inside ourselves.

Ursula Ferrara is an Italian photographer, painter and animation film director. She started with her father’s Leica at the age of 13 and studied analogic photograpy at the Florence Academy. She take a PhD in film animation.She is passionate with ancient techniques, such as wet plate, and continues to experiment, with self-built cameras for ultra large format photography, including recently a camera van. Web site: cameravan.it