┐ Kristoffer Axén └

© Kristoffer Axén, Untitled, from the series How we evolved from water, 2009-2010 © Kristoffer Axén, Untitled, from the series How we evolved from water, 2009-2010 “Built as a riddled narrative of essential fragments, How We Evolved From Water revolves around the state of isolation – not as a momentary occurrence of separation from other…

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┐ Éliane Excoffier └

© Éliane Excoffier © Éliane Excoffier “Excoffier’s tableaux bespeak a coherent narrative of the human drama. Despite postmodernism’s grandiloquent discourse about “paradigm shifts,” our tragicomedy most often unfolds incrementally, rather than by leaps and bounds. Likewise, the theatre of our lives resides rarely on mountaintops, but instead usually at the myriad interstices that we overlook…

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┐ Phyllis Galembo └

© Phyllis Galembo, Affianwan, Calabar South, Nigeria,, 2005 © Phyllis Galembo, Okpo Masquerade, Calabar South, Nigeria, 2005 © Phyllis Galembo, Sierra Leone, 2008-2009 “Photographer Phyllis Galembo wants to transform you. What you experience with her photographs of African masks and costumes is not simply another form of virtual tourism.[…] To see these costumes is to…

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┐ Rodolfo Vanmarcke └

© Rodolfo Vanmarcke, Untitled, from the series Modern Solitudess © Rodolfo Vanmarcke, Untitled, from the series Modern Solitudess “The contemporary human being has buried himself in a devastating solitude due to the triumph of industrialization. We have systematically celebrated the mass manufacture of products that are elaborated under the slogan “Our greatest product is the…

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┐ Sheffy Bleier └

© Sheffy Bleier, Organs,, from the series Organ Gardens, 2007 © Sheffy Bleier, Internal Landscape in the Pink Outside, 2009 “Ultimately, the question that lurks in these images is that of the possibility of reaching the sublime, the spiritual through the medium that appears wholly antithetical to it – body’s inner organs. True, the organs…

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┐ Hyungkoo Lee └

© Hyungkoo Lee, Helmet 1 (Self portrait), from the series The Objectuals, 2000 © Hyungkoo Lee, Altering Features with RH5, from the series The Objectuals, 2003 “‘The Objectuals’ which seek the transformation of the original form is a narration of not actually changing the body, but a visual transformation created by the invention of a…

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┐ Koen Huaser └

© Koen Hauser, Untitled, from the series Kosmoz, 2005 © Koen Hauser, Untitled, from the series Kosmoz, 2005 “Kosmoz deals with notions of autism and auto-symbolisation of the self in the portrait genre. Following the visual aesthetics of early psychiatric research, characters were shaped into their self fulfilling appearance by means of digital two-dimensional sculpting.”…

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┐ Chih-Chien Wang └

© Chih-Chien Wang, Banana skin on chair, from the Jelly Project #2, 2009 © Chih-Chien Wang, Feet with dry leaves, from the series The centre of the forest is a lake like mirror, 2005 © Chih-Chien Wang, Crabs, from the series The centre of the forest is a lake like mirror, 2005 “In his photographs,…

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┐ Ina Jang └

© Ina Jang, A girl © Ina Jang, A boy “My on-going project is an interpretation on the world I dwell. It is a world where people interact with paper objects and blank walls. They seem isolated, emotionally neutralized and void of identities. In such a quiet world, what really matters left in the empty…

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┐ Laurence Demaison └

© Laurence Demaison, Bobine n°1, from the series Bobines, 2007 © Laurence Demaison, Photographie n°15, 2005 “The photographic work of Laurence Demaison is exclusively made of self-portraits. Since 1994, she has made of her body and her face the subjects and the objects of the photographic exploration to which she is dedicated with obstinacy. Through…

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┐ Clarita Lulić └

© Clarita Lulić, Untitled, from the series Limerent reaction, 2008 © Clarita Lulić, Untitled snapshot “My work is highly personal and explores themes surrounding my own views and concerns with life, identity, self-expression and emotion. The snapshot and its value in contemporary culture are of particular interest to me. I consider myself an ‘obsessive’ photographer…

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