Pnina worked in the fields of art design and photography in Israel, Argentina and the United States. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a certificate in the Interior design. In addition, she has studied photography in Israel and new Jersey.
She has exhibited her unique art photography in both the United States and Israel. Her technique manipulates Polaroid film to achieve an ethereal quality in everyday objects and natural settings. Her areas of expertise include Portraiture, still life and landscape. Pnina lives and works in New Jersey.
Pnina’s creative force is interjected into the most mundane subjects, endowing them with an almost mystical fusion of reality and imagination. As one of her collectors, a poet described, “Pnina’s photography reads like poetry. It has the ability to transport the viewer into a magical world.”
About the technique:
Pnina takes a picture with a Polaroid camera using the Polaroid instant sx70 film. After the film has been exposed, she immediately warms it up; this is done in order to keep the film emulsion in a fluid form. At this stage, the image is ready to be manipulated with Pnina’s unique style. Working with a magnifying glass and petit sculpting tools, Pnina starts gently to move and push the emulsion. After this process is completed to her satisfaction, the film is cooled and the emulsion is set down permanently.
In order to enlarge the picture, the photograph is scanned by a high-resolution scanner and then printed on either archival paper or canvas the size of the final work of art can vary.
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