URBAN SPRAWL, Emptiness 2018

Through his work, he explores and questions the signs of urban sprawl in our visual field. His photographic process is being influenced by his background as a plastic artist.
Through my urban sprawl series, I want to photograph the in-between state found in the American landscape. So I capture places of transition, borders, passages from one world to another: am I leaving a city or entering a new environment? I believe that the expansion of the urban or industrial landscape in the American natural landscape has redefined this space and has become itself a "non-place." The transition from one site to the next: You have arrived and at the same time you have never left.

URBAN SPRAWL, Emptiness 2019

Through his work, he explores and questions the signs of urban sprawl in our visual field. His photographic process is being influenced by his background as a plastic artist.
Through my urban sprawl series, I want to photograph the in-between state found in the American landscape. So I capture places of transition, borders, passages from one world to another: am I leaving a city or entering a new environment? I believe that the expansion of the urban or industrial landscape in the American natural landscape has redefined this space and has become itself a "non-place." The transition from one site to the next: You have arrived and at the same time you have never left.

URBAN SPRAWL, Emptiness 2018

Through his work, he explores and questions the signs of urban sprawl in our visual field. His photographic process is being influenced by his background as a plastic artist.
Through my urban sprawl series, I want to photograph the in-between state found in the American landscape. So I capture places of transition, borders, passages from one world to another: am I leaving a city or entering a new environment? I believe that the expansion of the urban or industrial landscape in the American natural landscape has redefined this space and has become itself a "non-place." The transition from one site to the next: You have arrived and at the same time you have never left.

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Emmanuel Monzon

France

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Emmanuel Monzon is a photographer and visual artist based in Seattle, WA. He graduated from the Academy of Beaux-Arts in Paris, France with honors. His work has been featured throughout the US, Europe and Asia (through exhibitions, selections and various awards).

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