Kelia Anne

Kelia is a Colorado native currently solidifying her dreams, which she often describes as ‘elsewhere’. Often illustrated as a renaissance woman, her obsession with photography began during an adolescent trip abroad, and has since realized that travel and her art have been symbiotic. Kelia is currently studying photography at the Savannah College of Art & Design. In early 2015, acknowledging symptoms of wanderlust, Kelia packed her bags and traveled to London where she worked alongside some of the most talented creatives in the world. Her work has recently been featured in i-D Magazine, VSCO, and various other publications. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. Now, temporarily based in Savannah, Georgia, Kelia is still trying to cure her bad case of wanderlust. Today we welcome Kelia to the Aint-Bad team and share a selection of images from her portfolio.

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I have a strong desire to document my youth in a naive and romanticized way; absurd qualities existing symbiotically with the ordinary. This desire is accompanied by an obsession with color and what might be regarded as temporary – love, location, and adolescence. I am drawn to the idea of “coming of age” and confronting dark, poetic symbolism like purity and innocence. The ability to be sporadic and spontaneous is essential to being young. The sense of immediacy is pertinent throughout each series by concerning myself with the ‘now’. The photos exist as rich, visual representations of fleeting memories.

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Digital C Print Tea Party 30 x 24 inches

Large Format Technique, Larry Dixon 11x14 Digital Print from scanned 4x5 negative

Large Format Technique, Larry Dixon 11x14 Digital Print from scanned 4x5 negative

Large Format Technique, Larry Dixon 11x14 Digital Print from scanned 4x5 negative

Large Format Technique, Larry Dixon 11x14 Digital Print from scanned 4x5 negative

Digital C Print 'It's a Visual Metaphor' 30 x 24 inches

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To view more of Kelia’s work, please visit her website.



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