║ Anna Rackard ║

© Anna Rackard, Untitled, from the series Farmers © Anna Rackard, Untitled, from the series Farmers ‘Farmers’ is an exploration of contemporary rural identity in Ireland. Specifically it examines the role of women in farming and their invisibility within the family farm. Women have always been involved in farming in Ireland, usually as a spouse,…

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║ Gaston Zvi Ickowicz ║

© Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Untitled #2, from the series August 06, 2006 © Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Untitled #6, from the series August 06, 2006 “The images in the series “August 06″ were taken in the summer of 2006, during the cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon. These photographs portray Ickowicz’s view of the war  a dark…

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║ Carmela Garcia ║

© Carmela Garcia, Untitled, from the series Paradises, 2003 © Carmela Garcia, Untitled, from the series Paradises, 2000 “The photograph’s eroticism is not always lesbian yet it obviously belongs to that space among women. Carmela Garcia’s work neither touches on nor focuses on this theme directly, though it does convey discernment to it, questioning and…

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║ Adi Nes ║

© Adi Nes, Hagar, from the series Bible, 2006 © Adi Nes, Untitled, from the series Soldiers, 2000 © Adi Nes, Untitled, from the series Soldiers, 1998 “Staged photography, the style which I’ve adopted, demands complex production and exacting direction, if for no other reason than a great deal of money and energy are poured…

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║ Yuval Yairi ║

© Yuval Yairi, from the series Forevermore © Yuval Yairi, from the series Forevermore “Yuval Yairi’s (b. 1961) body of photographs, Forevermore, focuses on the Hansen Hospital in Jerusalem, the abode of Hansen’s disease patients, an illness which had erroneously been identified with biblical leprosy. Originally called Jesus Hilfe, the hospital was founded in 1887…

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║ Jean-Christian Bourcart ║

© Jean-Christian Bourcart, Untitled, from the series Stardust, 2006 © Jean-Christian Bourcart, Untitled, from the series Traffic, 1999-2001 “In Jean-Christian’s photos, which are sometimes printed almost lifesize, he opens the door but a bit shyly, not intruding, as if hanging back in the doorway. The empty rooms are portraits in themselves, full of clues to…

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║ Karin Borghouts ║

© Karin Borghouts, Untitled, from the series Saga, 2005 © Karin Borghouts, Untitled, from the series Saga, 2005 “Many stereotypes are creations of the mass media, tourist bureaux or some other someones. Among Karin Borghouts’ photographs is one of a viewing platform placed on top of a hill. Had Borghouts been carried away by her…

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║ Cornelia Hediger ║

© Cornelia Hediger, Untitled #13, from the series Doppelgänger © Cornelia Hediger, Untitled #16, from the series Doppelgänger “The lush colors and ‘sweet’ dresses might draw the viewer into the image but then when you stand there for a while you might realize that there is something off and not quite right. Personally I’m more…

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║ Aaron Hobson ║

© Aaron Hobson, Far Away, from the series Femme Vérité, 2009 © Aaron Hobson, Subterranean Encounter, from the series Even Darker, 2007 “Where does the image begin for you: the setting, the character, a story you’re trying to build? Definitely the setting. I try to find a location that has interesting natural lighting, stand there…

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║ Sibylle Fendt ║

© Sibylle Fendt, from the series Uneins © Sibylle Fendt, from the series Uneins “For her photo series „Uneins” [At Odds, 2001], the photographer Sibylle Fendt created portraits of five people whose things have become too much for them, who can no longer organize their environments – people known as pathological hoarders. Their chronic untidiness…

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║ Xavier Delory ║

© Xavier Delory, Homo Festivus Scène 1, (Belgique), 2007 La semaine, l’homme moderne travaille dur, mais le week-end arrivé le short est de rigueur, le tout dans un décor qui flore bon le préfabriqué. Série “Homo Urbanus” et “Homo Festivus”, diptyque sur l’homme moderne. Les personnages de la série “Homo Urbanus” ont été photographiés aux…

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