Making a Scene

Making a Scene

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Emotion, in my life experience, is the root of all drama. In this body of work I direct actors and models through a sequence of emotions. Rather than assume the role of observer in a dispassionate way, I choose to actively set up these performances in the studio. The resulting photographs are surreal, subconscious reconstructions and rearrangements of 'reality' that come out of the experience of improvising the emotions. The chiaroscuro of the spotlight illuminating the figure in the darkness implies a tension between real life and the imaginary. The work takes on a dramatic focus, which is the basis of my art.
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  • Paperback | 121 pages
  • 215.9 x 215.9 x 7.37mm | 303.91g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1105029301
  • 9781105029301