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Unfiltered Viewpoint: Photography by Emina Kurtagic


A photo of some small dogs on a lawn in the springapril grass

Emina Kurtagic takes accessible photographs with a distinct focus on the subject rather than the framing. Emina’s work has a very documentarian feel, and the artist portrays a wide variety of subjects from an unfiltered viewpoint.


A photograph of some rosehips in the autumnrosehips

 

In our previous feature we looked at Emina’s sensitive portrayals of seasons, memories, and moments. I find that many of Emina’s photos project a very distinct mood. Her style of photography doesn’t tend toward a specific focal point, rather presenting a large plane of visual information and leaving the viewer to parse what is important to them personally.


A screen capture of Emina Kurtagic's art websitewww.eminakurtagic.com

 

There’s often a sense of the spiritual in Emina’s works, whether it’s a simple nature photograph, or images of yoga, sculpture, or the home. The artist has a knack for capturing the rare peace found in quiet moments, and I’m looking forward to seeing where the artist’s practice has taken her in recent years.


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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