Maura Jamieson

Maura Jamieson trained in Glasgow as a Photographer then moved to Plymouth where she continued to study photography at Plymouth Art School . Now living and working in London as a Lecturer and Practitioner. The Somnolence Series is inspired by the pictorial legacy of the Nightmare, by Anglo-Swiss artist Henry Fuseli. This series explores the subject of dreams and their relation to the subconscious. Frozen in the stasis of a dream state, the subjects of Somnolence are presented at the very extremes of hypersomnia. During the periods preceding sleep, different conscious states meld together to form long term memory; the series attempts to visualise these windows that occur each time we fall asleep. The trance-like nature of these images aims to resonate with a universal experience that resides at the borders of our memories.


Maura Jamieson trained in Glasgow as a Photographer then moved to Plymouth where she continued to study photography at Plymouth Art School . Now living and working in London as a Lecturer and Practitioner.

The Somnolence Series is inspired by the pictorial legacy of the Nightmare, by Anglo-Swiss artist Henry Fuseli. This series explores the subject of dreams and their relation to the subconscious. Frozen in the stasis of a dream state, the subjects of Somnolence are presented at the very extremes of hypersomnia. During the periods preceding sleep, different conscious states meld together to form long term memory; the series attempts to visualise these windows that occur each time we fall asleep. The trance-like nature of these images aims to resonate with a universal experience that resides at the borders of our memories.


Natasha
Photograph
88 x 62 cm

£525


Somnolence IV
Photograph
88 x 62 cm

£525


Somnolence V
Photograph
88 x 62 cm

£525



Somnolence II
Photograph
88 x 62 cm

£525


Somnolence 1
Photograph
88 x 62 cm

£525

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