The Photographic Interviews: Ahndraya Parlato and Inquiry to Reality
The world is full of surprises. Majority believes that the logical is what makes up ‘reality’, but then again, there are other things we are unable to decipher. American photographer Ahndraya Parlato often questions and reconstructs her personal definition of reality. Parlato believes that there are different sorts of realities, varying from human to another.
Her photography mirrors her own reality, her own world — one that may either be logical or illogical to someone else. Dreams, memories, sleep-deprived visions affect the consciousness. and actuality. Yet, even so, there is certain familiarity that the audience can connect with Parlato’s introspective imagery.
Lomography Magazine gets familiar with the film photographer as we read into Parlato’s personal aesthetics and beliefs not in words, but in photographs.
The series “Towards an Uncertain Sight” roots from a personal recollection of yours about “otherness”. If one, two or three images can represent this series, what would it/they be?
What does the strange and unfamiliar look like to you?
Please share us the image that portrays “your” world.
Which image reminds you of your past?
What are you most afraid of?
If you could live inside an image forever, which would it be?
If the world ends, how would it look like?
Originally published at www.lomography.com.