For this series Nathalie Hambro takes one of her photo of a figurative subject and hand-slices it into long strips. Each one is then painstakingly folded creating an abstract three-dimensional work. The re-processed work is contained in a perspex, steel and glass box. As a third stage, Hambro photographs once more the work, which mimics a radiograph. The image has lost its initial two-dimensional meaning and has transformed with a re-incarnated identity. The two last processes are an inseparable pair.
The viewer at first wants to see the complete image with its specific references. Hambro challenges this initial impulse and prompt the viewer to project its own fragmented perception, so imaginary visions can be re-interpreted ad infinitum.