an afternoon at coney island

 
 
 
 
 
 
spent this sunday afternoon by the ocean with my bestie sakshi, (who took images 4 and 6). well needed.
 

memory

tomorrow i have a presentation of an assignment called memory. this is my take on memory. shot with and underwater disposable camera in my friend (and hypothetical big sister) julia's pool.
 
 

the brooklyn room


monkey

shot for an assignment on domesticity in my seminar class at icp in november.
 

what is beauty?

i'm still alive! but i spend most of my time printing in the schools darkrooms, reading for art history or trying to figure out what to make of my very philosophic portraiture class. in this weeks history essay i'm discussing the concept of beauty and how that changes dependig on "beauty lighting", retouching and how far we can go with photoshop to make people beautiful - and the fact that i treat an image differently if i am in it... and how an image can possibly go from beauty/fashion to art with just post-processing.
 
i have printed these out in postcard size and pasted them together, to make them double sided, to hand in in class tomorrow. now, bedtime!
 
the photos were taken during my lighting workshop with frank franca with my group including hadi fallahpisheh, amy xian luo and marc qimeng zhao.

lighting with frank franca

my first real class of icp has been a weekend workshop in lighting with frank franca. it's been an amazing, inspiring weekend in the studio. we've worked with continuous lights and cinematography and will start focusing on strobe light next weekend. this is the result of my group's scene.
 
photo credits; alia chakukova, roberto andrade martini, cristias rosas and me.

running to the sea

 
a couple of shots i did with my very, very best friend back in sweden, to present once i got to icp. now i've been here for almost three weeks. i love the city, the people, and above all, i love the school. 
 
i will update more once i get more into a daily routine, but for now i'm pretty active on instagram, @petronellaaslund.

new york new york

 
so i have finally moved to new york, which is both horrifying and exhilirating! school starts at icp, international center of photography, on monday morning! i have had a fantastic first five days. my mother flew here with me and helped me get settled in properly and then finished off with some sightseeing before she left last night. and today me and my roommates are going to coney island and a gallery opening.
 
1. me and my brother in the backseat on our way to arlanda airport. 2. all my luggage. 3. new york skyline as seen from ikea brooklyn 4. the keys to my first apartment! 5. mother daughter selfie in central park 6. a sneak peak from my room. 7. the view from my window. 8. waking up with my monkey on thursday morning in my new room in brooklyn. 9. lady liberty! 10. me and my mother on a sightseeing ferry with the statue of liberty photobombing us.
 
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stay gold

 

polaroids from fårö

 
 
 
 

parts

 

demons


family ties IV

 

instagram

two shots from my instagram, @petronellaaslund, one of me in my new glasses and one from a smokey night club in berlin. 

berlin ten

berlin.

darkroom

 

family ties III


berlin eight

somewhere around guntzler strasse, berlin.

berlin four

 on a u-bahn platform, berlin.

berlin one

 at the berlin holocaust memorial.

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