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In her latest series of photographs, After Rothko, Caludia continues to challenge the concept of color and reaches a new understanding of its potential through the process of image manipulation. Along with her deliberate questioning of different hues and how they can be used to capture an expression found in a particular moment, light has become a more important part of her practice. She states, “I see black and white as colors because of light.” Blues have become blacks in a study of gradient color and it is clear that her awareness of the form it takes on the paper is amplified. Her obsession to document has created a platform for this constant revision of reality, producing dreamlike imagery through color manipulation that stimulates human emotion on numerous levels. 

Often borrowing song titles to title her own work, it is evident that music plays an important role in her process. An organic movement flows through her photographs, becoming visible through purposeful color accents she adds to the image after the fact. Caludia places an emphasis on this movement through the use of color in a way that would not otherwise exist on the plane without manipulation. The act itself becomes part of the photograph, recreating the moment at which it was first taken and a new dialogue takes shape. In various images from the series, even the detail of heat rising can be seen through vibrant colors, adding an unexpected element to landscapes taken in the Kenyan deserts or the canyons of Arizona.

Caludia’s intervention of color allows her to construct a new composition through process and further develops the idea that the action of this manipulation is in fact the work itself. Inspired by Rothko’s use of lines and space on the canvas, she has created a new dimension in her work in which multiple layers have become a component that is not necessarily visible, but one that can be felt through color and action.

Tyler 
96 x 96 cm
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Submarine
57 x 57 cm
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Kela Futi
56 x 84 cm
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Flower Boy
41 x 56 cm
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Crumbs
66 x 99 cm
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Entre Canibales
53 x 80 cm
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Tangie
94 x 140 cm
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Re/Done
56 x 85 cm
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Cheetos
61 x 102 cm
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Indigo
61 x 76 cm
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Bowie
92 x 129 cm
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Powell Ranger
94 x 140 cm
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Kir
112 x 76 cm
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Lauryn
56 x 76 cm
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Just the Two of Us
46 x 46 cm
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Nylon
56 x 56 cm
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Candy Corn
93 x 53 cm
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Sufjan
56 x 84 cm
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The Smiths
57 x 96 cm
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Horse Shoe
57 x 96 cm
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Rwindow
46 x 68 cm
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Sound of Silver 
46 x 68 cm
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Purple Haze
46 x 68 cm
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 Maasai Fields
68 x 48 cm
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Van Dal
28 x 43  cm
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Tiffany
28 x 43  cm
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Mia
28 x 43 cm
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Prince
28 x 43 cm
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Wonka
28 x 43 cm
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Solo
28 x 43 cm
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Frank
28 x 43 cm
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Sebastian
28 x 43 cm
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Utah Jazz
28 x 43 cm
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Jazmine
28 x 43 cm
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Irmäos
69 x 46 cm (tripticht)
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Morch
81 x 122 cm
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Wanderson
81 x 145 cm
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Orange is the New Black
41 x 63 cm
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Waves Don’t Die
76 x 115 cm
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Palermo
107 x 51 cm
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