Catrin Welz-Stein

27 08 2015

I am always surprised and delighted by the number of artists who seem to have been freed by photoshop to extend their imagination. Its as if whole new worlds have appeared in our consciousness. Catrin Welz-Stein is just such an artist.

“A large part of my work is the search for license-free images, illustrations or photos, for which copyright has long expired. Old books, magazines and the Internet are my primary resources for that. Once I have found the fitting image, I break it into pieces and then weave it back together mixed with other images. I transform, assemble and retouch the pieces, until the original image is no longer recognizable and an entirely new image is created.”


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