Paola Ferrario is a photographer of serendipitously encountered ordinary objects, also known for her sense of humor and eye for comic effects. Her subjects have included the likes of peeling paint on public walls, forgotten children’s toys, fading graffiti, and trees that have grown fused to their urban settings. Ferrario works in series, exploring variations of a single theme. Trained in photography, Ferrario has developed a style commonly associated with vernacular snapshots and amateur informality, and applies a strict sense of formality and control over her themes and compositions. She presents her works in suites of unframed and modestly sized inkjet prints.