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Palmoa Barhaugh-Bordas

  • Sediment Arts 208 East Grace Street Richmond, VA, 23219 United States (map)

The work of artist Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas adapts and appropriates the vernacular of the many regions she’s called home and traces the self-conscious search for cultural roots as a first-generation American.
In her own words, " I am learning to look with the female gaze. It is a process of sorting and building a visual language, examining an internalized way of seeing, and testing alternative methods of addressing the body. An orderly interior—a still-life of house plants—is framed by the messy texture of dense foliage. Placeless landscapes and horizon lines propose an objective contour, but are confounded by shifts in scale. My serial works are made as though in conversation with printmaking processes, where pressure and exchange is always at play. "