Anita Bunn

Index (variation), 2017/2020
ceramic shell

Artist Statement
These works embody the artist’s ongoing interest in the unique relationship between the city of Los Angeles and its natural surroundings. Succulents plucked from her garden are dipped in a ceramic shell, where they remain, serving as an indicator of resilience amid seeming fragility.

Anita Bunn’s work is an investigation into the act of noticing, of turning away from spectacle and the obvious. She seeks out the subtle shifts in perception that occur over time and through repetition, allowing for different ways of looking at an object and crystallizing the complexity and nuance that exist within a seemingly simple construct. Through photography, digital video, printmaking, and sculpture, Anita explores an ongoing interest in the unique relationship between the city of Los Angeles and its natural surroundings, and the ways in which objects negotiate shared space within a sprawling urban environment.

Biography
Anita Bunn is a teaching artist living and working in Los Angeles. Anita shows her work both nationally and internationally, including exhibits in Europe, Asia, and Mexico. She is in many public and private collections, including the Wallace Annenberg Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Capitol Group.