reviews

  • Matt Siber

    Peter Miller Gallery

    Matt Siber’s “The Untitled Project,” begun in 2002, chops its way through the forest of signs. Siber photographs urban environments, usually fairly humdrum downtown sites in the US or Europe, then scans his images into a computer and removes every trace of the letters and numbers that are inevitably embedded therein. He then presents that textually denuded cityscape next to (and in one case here, atop) an image of the same size wherein he carefully re-creates to scale every bit of the text he removed from the original photograph, leaving the paper otherwise blank. It’s an act of isolation that

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