Christy Lee Rogers

A Conversation with Angels

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"A Conversation with Angels" is an Underwater installation film using water to pose questions about our existence and the fragile nature of mankind. The artist takes us into a dreamscape of aquatic expressions of movement set against light and dark contrasts of nighttime pools of water. For Christy, water is life, it’s alive; it’s life-giving, nurturing, rejuvenating and without it, we could not survive.

"My purpose behind the work is to question and find understanding in the craziness, tragedy, vulnerability, beauty and power of mankind." Christy Lee Rogers is a visual artist from Kailua, Hawaii. Her obsession with water as a medium for breaking the conventions of contemporary photography has led to her work being compared to Baroque painting masters like Caravaggio. Boisterous in color and complexity, Rogers applies her cunning technique to a barrage of bodies submerged in water during the night, and creates her effects using the refraction of light.