║Rob Ball ║

© Rob Ball, Untitled #3, from the series The Grange, 2006   © Rob Ball, Untitled #8, from the series The Grange, 2006 “In December 2006 the hospital in which I was born closed after 97 years of service. The site was bought by a property developer and will soon consist of over 800 new…

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║ Susanna Hesselberg ║

© Susanna Hesselberg, No Title, 1998 © Susanna Hesselberg, Desperate Men, 2005 “…Several of Hesselberg’s figures are women who are frozen in physically limiting positions. As such, the photographs can be read as feminist commentaries on the reality of women, but one can also find a corresponding interest in the existence of men – both…

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║ Annabel Elgar ║

© Annabel Elgar, Torch, 2006   © Annabel Elgar, Legion, 2006   © Annabel Elgar, Prey, from the series Black Flag, 2004 “Annabel Elgar’s photographic works map out a borderland of fragile enclaves and lost directions. Staged encounters, with heightened foregrounds and a voyeur’s intimacy, are swiftly usurped by the notion that as fiction they…

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║ Eva Persson ║

© Eva Persson, Untitled, from the series Jokela, 2007   © Eva Persson, Untitled, from the series Jokela, 2007   “On November 7, 2007 occured what has come to be called the Jokela School shooting. At lunch time Pekka-Eric Auvinen had went to the school in Jokela and shot eight people and then himself.I was…

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║ Eirik Johnson ║

© Eirik Johnson, Untitled, from the series Borderlands, 2004   © Eirik Johnson, Untitled, from the series Borderlands, 2004 “My photographs explore the places that exist along the fraying edges of the contemporary environment. These liminal spaces are a frontier between public and private land, left outside the framework of human order. The images depict…

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║ Gregory Crewdson ║

© Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, from the series Beneath the Roses, 2004 “Crewdson’s latest project falls into the tradition of classic American genres that explore the conflation of theater and everyday life. His tableaux, in their fine detail and focus on the perplexing psychology of vernacular America, evoke the paintings of Edward Hopper and the photographs…

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║ Alex Prager ║

© Alex Prager, Greed, from The book of Disquiet   © Alex Prager, Envy, from The book of Disquiet “Prager photographs her female subjects in a style unashamedly reminiscent of the great mid 20th Century film directors such as Alfred Hitchcock and Douglas Sirk. Within the naivety of her compositions and colour palette there is…

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║ Jeff Bark ║

© Jeff Bark, Untitled #4, from the series Woodpecker, 2007 © Jeff Bark, Untitled #13, from the series Abandon, 2006   © Jeff Bark, Untitled #9, from the series Still Life “Like Ingres’ La Grand Odalisque or Oedipus Explains the Riddle of the Sphinx, Bark infuses layer upon layer of information for the viewer to…

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║ Izima Kaoru ║

© Izima Kaoru, Igawa Haruka wears Dolce Gabbana, 2003 © Izima Kaoru, Tanja de Jaeger wears Christian Dior, 2002 “Poetic yet disturbing, bloody yet seductive. Since 1993 the Japanese photographer Izima Kaoru has been creating scenes of sophisticated violence and enchanting horror. Landscapes with a Corpse is the title of his project. He invited actresses…

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║ Ángel Marcos ║

© Ángel Marcos, Landscape 21, from the series Landscapes, 1997     © Ángel Marcos, Landscape 11, from the series Landscapes, 1997 “From an isolated photograph one could say that it is set in a heterogeneous network of principles, almost as abundant as the straight lines passing through a geometrical point: the possibilities of interpretation…

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