- Runny or stuffy nose
- Red, itchy, or watery eyes
- Itchy nose, throat, or roof of mouth
- Dry, itchy skin
- Rashes, hives
Those whose pet allergies trigger allergic bronchitis or asthma, may also develop the following respiratory symptoms:
- Wheezing (whistling sound) when breathing
- Chest tightness
- Shortness of breath
These series are an artistic interpretation of the world of cats through the lenses of my allergy. A visual reaction of the way I am forced to enjoy cats: from the distance. An essay that enhances the beauty of these felines using there main facial features: eyes, ears and whiskers.
Playing with its combinations and a superposition of exposures from a single negative image, I created these cat “monsters” that represent the distorted image that the allergy has created of them in my brain.
The original image was taken in Sardinien, in a small village close to Cagliari, in June 2014:
Manual analogue interventions created directly on photographic paper in the laboratory. Multiple exposures combined with experimental chemical processes create unique images that can hardly be reproduced identically.
Film: Agfaphoto APX ASA 100
Paper: MGFB Matte Baryt Paper
Scanned from the original enlargements. Unique pieces.
Exhibition at The Ballery
“P**** – Exhibition / All about cats”
5th – 19th May 2023