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Carolyn Cheng

Carolyn Cheng is a contemporary Canadian photographer based in Toronto. She has shown at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Robert McLaughlin Gallery and Ryerson University’s Paul H. Crocker Gallery. Her work has also been awarded by Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) and the International Landscape Photographer of the Year.

“Weathering Sands'' captures both the beauty and tragedy of the world during these unsettling and isolating times. While the images capture harmonious water and sand formations, some also portray the contrasting turmoil and anxiety illustrated by bright red, often toxic, algal blooms. From an abstract aerial perspective, Cheng captures the interplay of sand, sediment and algae as the patterns form organically, disperse and regenerate in water over time. By abstracting these vast landscapes with a kind of ethereal intimacy, she explores the feminine sublime in the natural world.

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