Rana Van Pellecom

Rana Van Pellecom’s photographic work, collected in her book Primula, is a repeated attempt to capture furtive moments of appeasement, an escape from a permanent state of alert, a flight from trauma.

“Imagine being in a world of water, deserted from the mainland. Where detachment controls your actions and being isolated becomes a new state of mind. When I found myself on the Primula, these feelings transformed into images. The emotions that could be experienced after losing oneself are represented by different views of land and sea. As an outsider, I caught a glimpse of the life within these massive walls of steel. All connections got lost between head & body and vessel & mainland.
Yet the Primula kept sailing as a world on its own. Aside from the different faces of the ocean, the rising and the setting of the sun and the changing of the people onboard, the ship kept on going.”
Rana Van Pellecom

Discover the Primula photographic series

Rana Van Pellecom

Leporello limited edition of 275 signed and numbered copies
Artist’s edition in 2022

Available at the gallery
30 €

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