2014 International Art Festival

Artist Official Entries

Nancy Oliveri

Brooklyn NY USA
Forever Coney Island is an extensive series of digital photos taken at the iconic seaside playground that has inspired the great photographers of the past century. Gary Winogrand, Harold Feinstein, Henri Cartier-Bresson & Ray Metzker have given us images that transcend time and photographic genres. Woody allen & Daren Aronsky & many others have used the Parachute Jump, also known as Brooklyn's Eiffel Tower as a protagonist and location background. This body of work revisits this tradition from the perspective of digital technology. Minor adjustments in this technology can suggest entire genres, evoke nostalgia and familiarity. I used the pier as a framing device or stage for silhouettes that appear as shadow plays in this series but also as a metaphor for the underworld or unconscious. The magical lighting and landscape under the boardwalk is just another reason why I love Coney Island and hope this work captures that. Nancy Oliveri 8/12/14
© Nancy Oliveri | forever coney island: nude 5381
2014 Photography | Forever Coney Island: Nude
digital 35mm 1/6ed, 11"x14", 2014
USD $1,200
© Nancy Oliveri | forever coney island series: stage 5189
2014 Photography | Forever Coney Island Series: Stage
digital print 1/6ed, 11"x14", 2014
USD $1,200
© Nancy Oliveri | forever coney island- black hat 5192
2014 Photography | Forever Coney Island- Black Hat
digital photography, 11"x14", 2014
USD $1,200
© Nancy Oliveri | forever coney island: pigeon boy 5383
2014 Photography | Forever Coney Island: Pigeon Boy
35mm digital, 11"x14", 2014
USD $1,200
© Nancy Oliveri | forever coney island: spill the wine 5386
2014 Photography | Forever Coney Island: Spill The Wine
35mm digital, 11"x14", 2014
USD $1,200