Janna Añonuevo Langholz | St Louis MO, USA

Short bio…

As a child, I was fascinated by my mother’s family album which had been effaced by typhoons; images of people and places peeled away, exposing the white surface of the paper. To me, the white paper suggested undefined spaces in which anything could take place. Through my own photographs, I am driven to create imagined worlds within spaces that have been destroyed.

You shoot film because…

The tactile process is much more intuitive to me. I studied fiber art in school and learned to appreciate hands-on and time-based techniques, which translated directly into my darkroom practice. Being in the darkroom also brings me a deep sense of calm and purpose.

Your photography feels like…

Being lost in a dream with no sense of fear or danger.

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