Alana Celii is a photographer and photo editor based in New York. She graduated with her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2009.
“By observing and making imagery of the natural world around me, I have become a collector–I am gathering together images whose subjects are often scattered or widespread. Like Jazz, these images exist through improvisation, syncopation, and rhythm. Their meaning is developed through their own fluidity and abstraction. But also, this imagery is rooted in memory and my desire for the past to go away. Through organisation and curation, I am able to redefine meaning and time”