║ Inbal Sivan ║

© Inbal Sivan, Baroque, 2003 © Inbal Sivan, Nude, 2007 “Inbal Sivan’s images borrow heavily from traditions in art history, including aspects of the “male gaze.” It entails inactive women looking at some vague point off-camera suggesting that they are not engaged with their audience (or with anything) but rather have appeared, conveniently, to be…

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║ Margarida Correia ║

© Margarida Correia, Alison, from the series Saudade, 2004 © Margarida Correia, Rosário, from the series Saudade, 2004 “The Portuguese word, Saudade, the title of Correia’s ongoing photographic project, describes a sadness caused by the absence or disappearance of people, things, states or actions and is steeped in nostalgia and memory. To quote from Pablo…

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║ Shirin Neshat ║

© Shirin Neshat, Untitled, from the series Zarin, 2005 © Shirin Neshat, Untitled, from the series Zarin, 2005 “My themes always seem to develop as a personal inquiry toward certain issues that I am faced with as an individual; for example my resentment and questions toward political powers or events such as the Islamic revolution…

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║ Alfio Tommasini ║

© Alfio Tommasini, from the series Antonio & Paloma © Alfio Tommasini, from the series Antonio & Paloma © Alfio Tommasini, from the series Antonio & Paloma “Another day dawns on the Manzanares river. In the midst of houses, bridges, construction sites, a beer factory and a soccer stadium there is a container where Antonio…

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║ Julia Peirone ║

© Julia Peirone, Girl Behind Window, from the series Northern Cities, 2005 © Julia Peirone, Girl and Bubble, from the series Northern Cities, 2005 “One of her more recent projects is titled Northern Lights. The Nordic Photography Centre in Oulu, Finland, chose Peirone to work with a team of photographers to document life in six…

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║ Hendrik Kerstens ║

© Hendrik Kerstens, Red Hair, from the series Paula’s Pictures, 2007 © Hendrik Kerstens, Blond, from the series Paula’s Pictures, 2007 © Hendrik Kerstens, Red Habbit IV,from the series Paula’s Pictures, 2009 “When Hendrik Kerstens decided to dedicate himself entirely to photography in 1995, he turned to a model very near at hand: his daughter…

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║ Clark & Pougnaud ║

© Clark & Pougnaud, Virginie, from the series Tribute to Edward Hopper, 2000 “We were fascinated by the composition, the lighting and the settings of Edward Hopper’s paintings. We were not aiming to reproduce his paintings by rather to let ourselves be inspired by them. We approached this reverently to avoid disturbing the apparent order.…

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