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Geoffrey Ansel Agrons

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  • 20140222223232-amygdala_station
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  • 20140222223243-because_this_is_where_you_are
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  • 20140222223303-field_and_stream
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  • 20140222223339-needle_and_thread
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  • 20140222223353-synesthesia
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Birth year

Lives in
Kensington, California


University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ: New Jersey Medical School, 1986, M.D.


The uneasy coexistence between human populations and the natural world interests me as a photographer. I lived for many years in coastal southern New Jersey, where I was drawn aesthetically to the ordered pilings, decaying buildings and piers, dune fences, structural debris, and kitsch of my seaside town. Deeply influenced by Michael Kenna's work, I came to favor long exposures in low light as I examined the interaction between wind, waves, salt, and the human footprint. I recently relocated to the San Francisco Bay area, where I look forward to exploring my new environment. I am particularly intrigued by the ambiguous quality of everyday objects encountered at the water's edge between twilight and dawn, and the tension between the elements and human expectations of permanence and control. I have come to think of the images as "melancholigraphs".

Recent Exhibits

Geoffrey Ansel Agrons participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2013 IDentity
The Center for Fine Art Photography
Dec, 2012 Photography by Design
Darkroom Gallery
Nov, 2012 Urban Landscapes
The Center for Fine Art Photography
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