Alien Landscapes

Collage artworks =][= Summer 2017 What if your body was transported, across time, across space to another dimension, another universe? What would your terrestrial eyes perceive and not comprehend? What connections would you make to understand your own sensory perception?

Exiled in Light :|: NeverWhere

SAIC’s LRMFA Open Studios Exhibit 2017 I create immersive environments that are contemplative and trace-inducing in order to produce shifts of perception for the participating viewer. Installations of slow moving animations and projections provide portals to sublime light and dark visions based on my experience of being exiled in an alternate universe which is both…

NeverWhere : / : Visions of Alternate Worlds

I’ve been working on these slow animation tests for a physical and digital installation. Each video is a portal, a window, a glimpse into an alternate world ruled by light even as one seeks the darkness. Glimpses into alternate worlds        Inner places of membrane,                   corpuscles,                       cells, genes… Non-terrestrial visions       of star systems, of the                    unknown          sublime     and                inexplicable…

A New Killer Star

Light and Space Channeling my love of alternate dimensions and outer space to convey a sense of sublime alienation. All photographs are the sole property of Valerie Xanos In-Camera Editing The Process All of these images are straight from the camera, no post-production work in Lightroom or Photoshop other than some cropping. The color intensity…