Lucea Spinelli

Looking for Spirit

Lily   2018  Digital Archival Print  17x22



Digital Archival Print


Looking for Spirit focuses on the iconography of the Catholic Church and the ways that devotional objects and architecture convey religious ideology. Coming this subject matter as an outsider, Spinelli sees her subject matter as a screen on which belief systems and their associated narratives are projected. Her uncanny yet realistic documents of church details create a space for empathy with their followers, apart from the racist, sexist, and capitalist paradigms often associated with the Church