Fine Art Photography

Svetlana Bailey’s In-Camera Collages Explore Family History

April 20, 2018

By Conor Risch

© Svetlana Bailey

Svetlana Bailey placed photographs in scenes with objects from her grandmother’s home in the Russian countryside to create “multiple perspectives within one image.”

In her series “Once There Was There Wasn’t,” photographer Svetlana Bailey combines photographs, family possessions and other objects from her past and present to create what she calls “in-camera collages,” still lifes that reach across time, and reflect on life’s changes and photography’s influence on memory and family history. The work is showing this month at Blue Sky Gallery in...

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