Cyanography by Azul LOEVE
20 x 30 cm | 2012
Cyanotype ink on Guarro paper



A large stony desert, perched in the Andes,
Thousands of miles of roads, of film, of joy.

Valparaiso and Santiago de Chile, Rosario and Buenos Aires, Montevideo… my first steps with cyanide salts are linked to South America, that’s where I learned the process, experimented and diverted the technique, gave my first cyanography courses… and an infinite source of inspiration.
The landscapes, the encounters, and the energy in which I bathed in this departure.
A great arid desert that turns out to be splendid and welcoming.


From my blue eyes

Travel diary to the land of wonder.

The point of view of my photographs is marked, the treatment noticed.
A detail calls out to me, a landscape moves me, I see poetic arrangements everywhere in the way the world is made and I try to capture them.

Once these visions have been collected, at the other end of the globe or at the counter next door, I still use a process of subjectivity, the blue, ostentatious cyanotype print, with a pictorialist treatment that disturbs, stains and transforms the image.

This old collection goes back to my beginnings with the medium, I was still very attached to photo negatives and used them to retranscribe my enchanted visions, the sparks that I detect in nature and among humans.

The principle of life in blue !


Additional information

Work of art

on paper Guarro Acuarela 350gr


20 x 30 cm


De mes yeux bleus


Azul Loeve




at the POC festival in Marseille, at the Rey del Compas gallery in the church of the Frères Prêcheurs of Arles, at the gallery of the court of Paris


Possible variation with the same negative, on order


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