Artist Statement Life, nature, architecture and socio-political themes of Los Angeles have been the focus of my work in the past few years. As a Hungarian transplant and a long time Angelino, the impact of this city offers up a range of emotions and reflections, which continue to fuel my need for dialogue. LA Rhapsody – Super Moon, Opus 1 is such an installation. This work, a 62’ long and 5’ high, single, fine art photographic print, brings a new paradigm to its form of expression that is both deeply rooted in traditional methods while also embraces new influences that have been a part of the debate since the digital revolution. Rhapsody’s colossal form pushes the boundaries of not only current printing limitations, but also what we’ve come to expect from a linear, representative photograph. It traverses conventions and dynamically redefines the visual language based upon the vantage point of the observer. The epic size of the image area also presents a cinema like experience where the relationship and meaning of the time-continuum is fluid, even ambiguous and definitely amorphous, posing a contradiction to the inherent nature of photography. DESCRIPTION LA Rhapsody - Super Moon / Opus No.1 is a complex work presented in the form of an epic, 62' long, 270º panoramic cityscape that’s not only lyrical and majestic, but also beautiful to behold. At first, that is. Once we step up close to the photograph we are transported to the underbelly of Los Angeles, reminded that underneath the beauty, LA is a place with many faces and dynamics and our personal experience of the city largely depends on our social vantage point. Through the scrupulous details of this carefully crafted photograph, the image reveals a host of narratives and events -- some of which may be too close for comfort. As we walk around the 62’ long work we are not only walking through the annals of its subjects, but also through an amorphous time continuum that's evocative of a cinematic experience. The piece is accompanied by a sound installation to support a truly immersive experience. In the end, our journey through the colossal photographic work may confront us in ways we did not expect when we first walked in on this arresting cityscape.