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Domestic Photographs by Madi Chambers

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Our featured artist today is Madi Chambers. Madi is currently based in Ontario, where she makes photographs that meditate on domestic spaces.


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These domestic photographs are quiet and seem peaceful in way, as if they are simply contemplating their interior views. Objects – yarn, and a Christmas tree, in two photos – are deliberately posed to have a different interaction with the space than they normally would. For example, yarn which would normally sit quietly, hidden away in a basket, is strewn over the floor and seems to engulf a chair, the only object in the room.


A screen capture of the front page of Madi Chambers'

Madi’s Move series captures a similar mood, with photos of unnamed places and scenes that collectively create a sense of forward momentum and change. More of Madi’s works, as well as her set stills and creative journal can be found on her website at 


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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