MEGHANN RIEPENHOFF | Ecotone & Littoral Drift
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Ecotone is a series of photographic work made directly in the landscape with precipitation chemically activating the photographic materials. Works expose in sunlight, take on the relief of the land--both naturally occurring and human-made--around them in rainstorms, and record the movement of water over time.
Littoral Drift, a geologic term describing the action of wind-driven waves transporting sand and gravel, this series consists of camera-less cyanotypes and c-prints made in collaboration with the landscape and the ocean, at the edges of both. This work stems from my fascination with the nature of our relationships to the landscape, the sublime, time, and impermanence. The elements that I employ in the process—waves, rain, wind, and sediment—leave physical inscriptions through direct contact with photographic materials.