Cozy Corner Lights from the series Sound Affects, 2004
Archival inkjet print
11 x 17 inches on 12 x 18 inch paper
Signed Edition of 50
(United States, b. 1972)
The series Sound Affects is comprised of color photographs of Memphis, Tennessee, the "Birthplace of Rock n Roll" and the "Home of the Blues." The photographs are light-borne visual melodies -- musical arrangements of color, light, rhythm and form exploring musical places, music's presence and the musicality of everyday life.
Christian Patterson (b. 1972, Fond du Lac, WI) is an American artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He was nominated for the 2007 Santa Fe Prize for Photography, the 2008 New York Photo Awards Best Fine Art Series, and the 2009 Baum Award for American Photographers. He was a 2010 Light Work Artist-In-Residence. His work is exhibited, collected and published internationally. His first monograph Sound Affects was published by Edition Kaune, Sudendorf in 2008. His second monographRedheaded Peckerwood was published by MACK in 2011 and named one of the best books of 2011 by numerous noted international photography critics, Art in America, the New York Times, TIME and The Guardian among others and nominated for the 2012 Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards.