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Lucas Murnaghan

A Moment Was All We Had, 2017

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Digital print
Image: 24 x 36 in (60.96 x 91.44 cm)
Sheet: 26 x 38 in (66.04 x 96.52 cm)
Edition of 8
Signed on verso; accompanied by certificate of authenticity
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An accomplished triathlete and free diver, Lucas Murnaghan works without additional SCUBA equipment, allowing him a deeper connection to his subject. This personal and organic approach allows for greater versatility and a heightened level of intimacy to the finished product. In the present work, Murnaghan explores notions of vulnerability and confidence through the familiar yet physically and emotionally challenging underwater medium. Slipping beneath the surface, he removes traditional constraints and conventions and frees his subjects of their earth bound conceptions and societal norms. With the rules changed, they are liberated to explore themselves in a parallel universe and express what lies beneath.

Condition Report

No apparent condition issues.
Printed on silver-halide color paper.

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About Lucas Murnaghan

Lucas Murnaghan is a Toronto-based photographer focusing on images that involve water and its surroundings. His early work focused primarily on surf and adventure photography. He has always preferred to immerse himself in this environment leading to shooting from within the water. An accomplished triathlete and free diver himself, he works without additional SCUBA equipment, allowing him a deeper connection to his subject. This personal and organic approach allows for greater versatility and a heightened level of intimacy to the finished product. Murnaghan brings a fresh eye to a challenging medium and takes his audience with him, below the surface, to see things from a novel perspective.