Paris

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili, how are you from I love you, 2019, print on organic cotton and wooden frames, 8' 1⁄2“ × 12' 9” × 4' 4".

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili

galerie frank elbaz | Paris

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili is after “the sensation of losing boundaries.” This feeling emerges, she explains, in the experience of being a new mother: “when you have a newborn and are breastfeeding and your outlines become unstable and it is hard to say where you end and where the world begins.” This state also informs Alexi-Meskhishvili’s relationship to photography. She has, for instance, devised a process in which the limits between photographic media fade: She begins with 4 x 5" negatives and ends with sharp, color-rich, digitally manipulated archival prints. Likewise, her work dissolves distinctions among her own production, studio, and exhibition spaces: She engages photography and sculptural elements to stage a complete environment; her all-encompassing compositions, bathed in light, often incorporate views of the walls, floors, and flotsam of her studio. For example, two pieces

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