Sonja Thomsen

(American, b. 1978; resides in Milwaukee, WI)

White Light, 2013White Light, 2013
Construct, 2013Construct, 2013

Past Portfolio

While in residency at the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood, Florida, Sonja Thomsen photographed through a window in her room that overlooked the Gulf of Mexico. The static composition and consistency of the horizon line highlights the dramatic shifts of weather and light in the landscape--a view Thomsen describes as being “both ever constant and persistently passing.” With the window setting the stage, Proscenium suggests a theatrical gesture of the water and the weather as actors beyond the curtain.

Museum of Contemporary Photography

at Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
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