Audrée Anid was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and grew up in the Bronx, New York in the United States. With roots in Beirut, Lebanon, Audrée is a first-generation American. She holds a B.A. in French Studies and Studio Art from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and additionally studied Contemporary Art History abroad at the Sorbonne IV in Paris, France. She has exhibited at several New York galleries including, The National Association of Women Artists, Brooklyn Fire Proof East Gallery, Greenpoint Gallery, and Space Womb Gallery in Manhattan among others. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and works out of an art studio in Williamsburg.
I am interested in the medium of photography and painting as a mechanism for speaking about my present state, specifically, my interaction with emotional and figurative landscapes. My work examines the manipulation of structure as a means to deconstruct and reconfigure space and the human form. My mixed media series "Re-Fractions" is an exploration of imprinted paint on photographs linked to my personal history, it is my re-imagination of the spaces I inhabit, and reconfigurations of spaces of the past. Re-Fractions is focused on the physical process of printing paint, scratching surfaces, and altogether reworking photographic objects; resulting in abstracted images of familial memories and landscapes.
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