For this installment of Artist in Residence we spoke with Carla Triolo. Her project, ‘Rumors’ is currently on display at our NYC Project Space as part of our (212) Impossible Exhibition series.
“A little over a year ago I became obsessed with taking photos and editing them to look nostalgic/vintage. One day I saw a Rainbow Onestep up for sale and decided to make the leap back to analog. It was really through that love of vintage that I looked into instant photography. Of course in my research for film I stumbled across The Impossible Project. It was difficult to get used to at first. For a while there, I thought about giving up on it. But after some practice and more research I finally got the hang of the film, and analog photography in general. I think I threw myself into photography because it felt very therapeutic to me. It gave me the realization that no matter what is going on in life there is always something beautiful surrounding you. Once you realize that you become more aware of your surroundings. Suddenly, you notice a lot more rainbows and see skies you have never seen before, or maybe just never noticed. It’s really a beautiful escape for me.
Since I can remember, I’ve been drawing. I have a box filled with every drawing from my youth (thanks Mom). I honestly never thought about drawing on my Impossible photos until the “Make Your Mark” contest. It was...Read All