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“ …And One” - A Photography Exhibit by Cana Sarnes


January 7th, 2013 - February 28th, 2013

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This exhibit consists of a series of photographs, by Cana Sarnes. The exhibit is comprised of photographs developed in the darkroom, mixed media pieces and digital photos. Her photographic process in the darkroom is unique in that she applies the developer chemical with a paintbrush to the prints in order to create painterly pieces with added texture from the brush strokes. She furthered this process with some of her pieces by painting with oil paints over areas of the photographs to add texture and depth. Her other pieces capture the energy of the music scene in Philadelphia as well as her travels to Cambodia, Thailand and Joshua Tree Park, California. There is a feeling of solitude that spans across the various themes of her photos. This feeling of solitude and  isolation is evident in her photographs with both animate and inanimate subjects.

Cana Sarnes is a freelance photographer from Staten Island NY. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for five years where she received her BA in psychology and art. She carries her camera with her almost everywhere she goes. This explains why her photos capture a wide range of subjects and locations, from Cambodia to Philadelphia. She is 
currently attending Brooklyn College for her Masters of Education in School Counseling. She hopes to implement art therapy and photography in her counseling technique.
The exhibit is located in the Reference Room, on the Lower Level. It can be viewed January through February 2013.