Santa Fean Now - January 10-23, 2019

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Albuquerque Journal North - Sunday, January 6, 2019

Whether she’s shooting landscapes across New Mexico, the aftermath of a tsunami, or inside the vehicle assembly plant at Kennedy Space Center, Memphis Barbree views all of her projects as connected.

“To me, its all the same,” said Barbree. “It’s an honoring of life, an honoring of existence.”

The Santa Fe-based photographer says she is drawn to projects and images that showcase a moment of humans and the greater natural world crossing paths. With her black-and-white images, she says, she is searching for “the dance in light and shadow; the dance of Yin and Yang, the dance of humans and nature.”

She doesn’t want to separate humans and nature in her work.

“Because to me that makes us out of nature,” she said. “But we’re not. We just think we are.”

Throughout January, Barbree is the artist in residence at Canyon Road’s Edition ONE gallery. She will be at the gallery Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 4-7 p.m., or by appointment, for anyone who wants to speak with her about her works or her process. … (read more at link below)