Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Work from Blackdrop Island.
“In Klara Källströms’ Blackdrop Island, she plays with the idiom “to dig where you stand”. What happens if you do that? – You come to the other side of the planet.
The photographs were taken during a stay in Tokyo in 2008 and a revisit in 2010. Documenting things at night, when darkness creates black backdrops and only allows us see a bit of the scenery, is something that occupies Klaras’ interest. It becomes “partly a fictional documentation”, she says…” – B-B-B Books