Web, August, 2018

In her photographic practice, Alana Celii explores how landscapes are layered with memory and can double as metaphors for personal history. Celii’s Paradise Falling project captures the grandeur of wide ranging landscapes, alongside intimate portraits and vibrant still lifes, paired with vignettes of writing ruminating on loss. Published in 2020, Paradise Falling is "a photo album of my last decade—my travels, my desires, my failures,” as Celii notes. 

This photograph from Celii’s Paradise Falling series captures the fragility of a spider web as it glistens with morning dew. 

Alana Celii, b. 1986, Chicago, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently a photo editor at The New York Times. Her work has been published in numerous publications and exhibited internationally in Athens, Berlin, Istanbul, London, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, St. Petersburg, Sydney, Toronto, and Vancouver. 

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