I will be living in my small room inside of my even smaller town for an unanticipated extra year. I can't find new things here anymore, so I'm beginning to lose my mind. My daily motions blur together, every experience seeming muted and unconscious as I form suitable responses to questions and complete daily tasks. This work embodies all of the simple and quiet ways that this town has been crawling under my skin. This is my White Line Fever.
— Michelle Norris
Already an award-winning photographer of contemporary Afghanistan,
Like probing x-rays of the porcelain features and perfectly PhotoShopped tones of the fashion world, these behind-the-scenes photos offer an insider's glimpse to the "industry of desire".
"If I had been born one hundred or two hundred years ago, I might have been a sculptor, but photography is a very quick way to see, to make a sculpture."
— Robert Mapplethorpe.
Two amazing retrospectives that explored the breadth and depth of this master's work.