║ Carrie Will ║

© Carrie Will, from the series I Am Redundant © Carrie Will, Rikki and Carrie, Fire Island, from the series I Am Redundant “I am redundant, half of a whole, a freak, identical and lucky. The relationship I have with my twin sister is tightly woven, beautifully strange and difficult to explain. This has led…

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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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║ Katarina Radovic ║

© Katarina Radovic, Untitled #7, from the series Women, 2004/05 © Katarina Radovic, Untitled #17, from the series Women, 2004/05 “In this series of (self-) portraits I am presenting imaginary types of women that I find attractive, according to a somewhat twisted taste. These fictive female characters are parodies of the values imposed by society…

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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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║ Anoush Abrar ║

© Anoush Abrar, Catherine, from the series Californication, 2003 © Anoush Abrar, Marianna, from the series Californication, 2003 “The film studios, the celebrities, the entertainment capital of the United States- the state of California revolves around the film industry and its success. Projecting an image of fame and fortune, beauty and happiness, Hollywood draws people…

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║ 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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║ 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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║ 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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║ 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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