┐ Brendan George Ko └

@ Brendan George Ko, I used to love you, from Reminiscence, 2008-10 @ Brendan George Ko, We have a history, from Reminiscence, 2008-10 “And now I see what the glass door is. It is the door of a coffin-mine. Not a coffin, a sarcophagus. I am in an enormous vault, dead, and they are paying…

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║ Aneta Grzeszykowska ║

© Aneta Grzeszykowska, Untitled #21, from the series Untitled Film Stills, 2006 © Aneta Grzeszykowska, Untitled #30, from the series Untitled Film Stills, 2006 “A precise, and truly Warsaw, remake of Cindy Sherman’s seventies classic “Untitled Film Stills” starring Aneta Grzeszykowska. In contrast to the original, Grzeszykowska’s photographs are in color. The initial composition and…

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║ Andreas Weinand ║

© Andreas Weinand, Julia und André, from the series Finding Oneself, 1990 © Andreas Weinand, Gero und Olli, from the series Finding Oneself, 1989 © Andreas Weinand, Anna und Gero, from the series Finding Oneself, 1990 “While reflecting on my own youth, the cycle Finding Oneself developed from 1988 – 1990 in Essen. The philosophy…

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║ Nicholas Prior ║

© Nicholas Prior, Untitled #44, from the series Age of Man, 2003 © Nicholas Prior, Untitled #30, from the series Age of Man, 2003 “This project explores the subject of childhood as a social construction. It is influenced by Freud’s writting  on The Uncanny and the idea that an adult can not look back on…

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║ Nadja Bournonville ║

© Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #3, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit © Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #20, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit © Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #19, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit © Nadja Bournonville, Untitled #15, from the series Amor Omnia Vincit “The study of personality presents many beautiful ambiguities as it opens…

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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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║ 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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║ 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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║ 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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