The "Americana" series was made whilst in lockdown, while I sat in my studio and despaired at the politics of blissful ignorance and xenophobia reaching a climax in the US and around the world in reaction to the virus.
Having been born and raised in America and now transplanted in the UK for many years, the time seemed right to examine a culture I once knew, or thought I knew, before the advent of this current administration and the spread of the hard right around the globe.
Nostalgia, sublime, fiction, celluloid, advertising, sexuality, the social theatre, the stench of dreams and their inevitable shortfalls... Here are a few images from my ongoing "Americana" series, a collection of digital collages in limited edition.
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Cradeaux Alexander