Amanda Francoeur | Nashua NH, USA

Short bio…

Primarily trained in digital arts at the AiMiami International University, she has since fallen in love with the tactile nature of the photographic darkroom. After extensive exploration of alternative photographic processes, she came to appreciate the rawness of the photogram. Afforded by her opportunity to work in both Italy and the United States, she started to focus on the intersection of shared personal and social experiences as translated into an international language; the still image.

You shoot film because…

The photogram lends itself as far as the artists’ ability to create a full narrative within the boundaries of the paper size. The actual objects must fit and be arranged within the borders. The physical simplicity that can expand into visual complexities.

Your photography feels like…

Though politics and language vary between nations, our experiences of life, love, and the desire to communicate are collective. Although the window for misinterpretation is vast, it is a necessary risk in the quest for understanding. Through visual explorations we learn to celebrate the similarities and differences that make each society unique.

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