Minimalism and Karen's Journey Toward the "Truth to Nature"

Minimalism and Karen's Journey Toward the


Commonly, many view Minimalism as an interior design movement, composed of whitewashed surroundings and simple furnishings, rather than as a perspective on the world around us and our inward selves.

Karen’s minimalist photography removes the non-essential "noise" that presides in our daily lives to locate the essence; through the use of “negative space” Karen locates the “truth to nature.”

In White Bird #1, only the bird's reflection signals the presence of water; she floats eternally in a white, endless realm. Without presence of landscape only her form remains calling into question: what is her mood; what is her thought? In the minimalist realm, only presence matters.