ARTIST STATEMENT: 206 bones. 640 muscles. A million ways to move the human body, all thanks to those individual body parts. Yet, we focus on what the body on a whole can do, not what the individual bones and muscles can accomplish on their own. Much like jazz dancers with their body isolations, ISOLATE focuses on specific body parts and regions and how they interact within themselves to create minute forms, movements, motions and shapes. These images capture what makes these body parts individually vital to the human being, instead of outlining the entire human form as a whole.
ARTIST BIO: Antonia Brogna is a sophomore journalism major and business management minor at Stony Brook University in New York. She hopes to use her impending degree to someday reach, motivate and inspire teenagers and young adults through the power of the written word. Though it is words that run through her brain, it is art that runs through her heart. She has recently started chasing her longtime love of photography through formal education. Her exploration focuses especially on high-contrast, eye-catching images and bold colors. She is also interested in exploring the realm of photojournalism in order to combine both of her passions. When she is not writing or photographing, she is usually deep in thought about nothing in particular, just waiting for inspiration to strike.