MFA Photography Alumni Niv Rozenberg selected as 1st place in IPA’s Fine Art Abstract category

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” Automonument”
Niv Rozenberg, United States
Category: Professional, Abstract
Entry Description: My work explores the complexities within the urban environment, by focusing on the essential large-scale and unavoidable congestion. In Automonuments I used photography and digital manipulation in order to isolate visual perspectives of high-rise buildings mainly in New York City. This exaggerated view allows me to break the visual and spatial congestion of the city by creating an archetypal form, isolated from function and separated from the city’s total urban structure. Duplicating and stitching one level of a building to another emphasizes the tension between form and function as well as between the individual and the global. This work does not document reality but reconstructs it, creating a view that cannot be seen, an intensification of reality.

About the Artist:
Niv Rozenberg is a New York based photographer originally from Israel. He holds an MFA in Photography from Parsons, The New School for Design, in New York, and previously graduated with honors from Hadassah College in Jerusalem, Israel. Niv is a former recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship. His work has been shown nationally and internationally.

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