K&K presents a unique series of new work by two photographers.
The sensation of light is a consistent thread throughout the work of Filipa Castro; it is a third presence
(in addition to the photographer and subject) whose mark is felt on various — often empty — spaces,
and anonymous figures. Additionally, her images filter the world through a subdued and painterly
palette. This combination of the activity of light and subtlety of color project a vision of her
surroundings which is at once solitary and beautiful. She currently lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal.
The work of Guillaume Gilbert portrays the urban areas of both New York City and Paris. His dogged
use of 35mm black and white film provides a fitting medium for his depiction of social alienation as
evidenced in his subjects: archetypes of youth and maturity, commuters and night figures. His work
depicts a claustrophobic and harsh space traversed by assorted characters who are often connected
only by a glance. Yet ultimately a connection can be made; alienation — like the commute itself — is a
April 2 – May 24
Opening April 2, 7-10pm