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Between the Lines

'Reading between the lines’ is a set phrase with literal and metaphorical connotations. It suggests concealed, unspoken or avoided narratives. The project Between the Lines provides an alternative abstract interpretation and re-presentation of journalistic narratives. The source of my images is newsprint. Within this context of news communication and opinion forming, images and text are flexible tools for narrative control, ideological agenda setting and groupthink. This is a political arena where information, juxtaposition and contextualization collide. The detritus of the temporal and throwaway media information become my material starting points to shape, form and visualise new iconographic realities

This project aims to unlock the image within the image, to re-evaluate set narratives and to elongate the act of looking and the contemplation of meaning. Here the pictorial life of the photograph /headline text has been stretched taut towards entropy/dissolution - form/formless - signal/noise. This creative dissolution of unlocking images becomes a revelatory transformative act, a solution, where new abstracted meanings are forged.

Artist Profile(s)

Peter Finnemore

Portrait of Peter Finnemore
Portrait of Peter Finnemore

Peter Finnemore

Peter Finnemore is an artist based within Wales, whose practice includes a broad spectrum of international fine art photographic practice. He embraces the range of photographic language from the expressive to the document and its material form. Finnemore utalises digital and traditional wet darkroom practice, multi-media installation, performance, video, artist books, writing and curation.

He works eclectically on long term projects that revolve around themes of home, divination & psychogeography, generational memory, history, social landscape and culture.