My environmental portraits of young individuals dressed in school uniforms seek to create a complex body of work and provoke questions concerning identity, education, and class system. Each image exists as a single portrait within a series, a community of photographs. The subjects, dressed in traditional uniform attire, gaze in acknowledgment of the audience. Each young student stands within his or her domestic space, yet, there exists an awkwardness in the way each presents himself or herself.
— Sarah-Marie Land
creates fanciful portraits of young women who live in Ivanovo, a former textile center in Russia which has earned the nickname, the City of Brides.
Portraits of San Francisco's gender nonconforming community — this striking series of intimate images raises awareness of an often overlooked and misunderstood subject.
With a tightly focused theme on the future of photography (and of aesthetics in general), the upcoming edition of this highly regarded German festival looks promising! Our editors preview some of the most exciting work that will be featured.
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