Uriarte investigates a subject that has powered photography from its very earliest beginnings, the family album, but turns the genre on its (invisible) head.
Hidden in the grooves of these ancient tree trunks (some as old as 4,000 years!), one finds a perfectly weathered beauty—and a hope that we can discover better ways to live harmoniously with our environment.
"Under the Surface" captures portraits that are fluid, suspended, reflective, fractured and blurred — easily subject to forces of nature and yet buoyant vessels adrift on a voyage of direct experience — celebrating visible abstraction in everyday life.
A conceptual view of life in contemporary Latvia—showing the ordinary in the form of a mysterious fictional photo narrative.