|EN FOCO | Photographers|
Fernando La Rosa
Horizon, Jamaica © 1989
Lives in Uniontown, AL
Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Sequencia Foto-Galleria, Lima, Peru
MFA, Tulane University, LA
BFA, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lima, Peru
MIT, Boston, MA
Southern Arts Federation/ National Endowment for the Arts, 1987
La Rosa has been awarded many grants icluding, the Southern Arts Federation/ National Endowment for the Arts, 1987. Solo exhibitions include Nexus Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia; Parsons School of Design, New York City; and Sequencia Foto-Galleria, Lima, Peru. His work is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Columbia University, all New York City; Rhode Island Museum, Providence, Rhode Island; New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana, and the Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Lima, Peru.
I have begun to realize a (framing) phenomena as it occurs in architecture, using the device of the window to isolate spaces. These fragments are icons, landscapes, cityscapes, portraits: small pieces making a whole. Through this process of fragmentation, the photographic image is more like the process of human sight. We do not see situations as a whole but rather as a summary of a collection of many objects and relationships.