║ Henrik Duncker ║

© Henrik Duncker, Untitled #3, from the series Intiankatu 20, c.1990 © Henrik Duncker, Untitled #4, from the series Intiankatu 20, c.1990   “This series of mine is an early example of interactive, staged and acted documentary by students of the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki. These are collaboration portraits of people in…

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║ Hiroyo Kaneko ║

© Hiroyo Kaneko, Untitled #7, from the series Sentimental Education, 2005   © Hiroyo Kaneko, Untitled #2, from the series Sentimental Education, 2005 “I have seen this artist’s work for years and to find this flower from a rich harvest is a surprise. Many say that all essences of an artist can be seen in…

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║ Matthew Shain (Chicago Project – part III) ║

© Matthew Shain, Miscellaneous Debris, 2005 © Matthew Shain, Father/Son I, 2005 “Identity, relationships, distance, reflection, elegy, and humor are some of the themes in my work. I began thinking of these ideas while photographing my father for a project designed to portray our relationship, or rather, the implied distance on which it hinges. I…

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║ Kelli Connell (Domestic Scenes – part I) ║

© Kelli Connell, Private Conversation, 2003 © Kelli Connell, Sunday Afternoon, 2002 “This work represents an autobiographical questioning of sexuality and gender roles that shape the identity of the self in intimate relationships. Polarities of identity such as the masculine and feminine psyche, the irrational and rational self, the exterior and interior self, the motivated…

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Richard Billingham

© Richard Billingham Untitled, from Ray’s a Laugh, 1995 ‘my father raymond is a chronic alcoholic. he doesn’t like going outside, my mother elizabeth hardly drinks, but she does smoke a lot. she likes pets and things that are decorative. they married in 1970 and I was born soon after. my younger brother jason was…

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Malerie Marder

© Malerie Marder Untitled (fron the Inland Empire serires), 2004 © Malerie Marder Untitled (fron the Inland Empire serires), 2004 “When I was eighteen I was asked to take pictures of a woman named Laura and her lover. She had been having an affair for ten years with a very powerful man. They had learned…

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