Andrea’s work has emerged out of photography’s’ expanded field and incorporates installation, sculpture, drawing and photography. She is interested in perception and ways of describing feelings visually, and through installation brings together different mediums to create experience. The work is created for a specific space to incorporate the sense of place; however transient or permanent, it represents this for the moment the visitor is amongst the work.
Originally trained as a photographer and working for many years as an accomplished portrait photographer, her particular interest is the human figure and how people’s physique, movement, posture, gesture and facial expressions can change as history progresses.
Being an expat herself, her work explores themes like humanness, freedom, limitless possibilities, the expansion of consciousness, and at the same time globalization, displacement, being in exile, impermanence and existential loneliness.
For her latest site-specific installations, she has created Origami like foldings of various sizes that meander through the space. The 3d photographic portraits are bent and folded in the third dimension in a playful way that gives rise to filigree, nearly weightless objects, space occupations or conceptual spaces.