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That's me: Photographic Self-Images

That's me: Photographic Self-Images
Library Shelf Location 27.HERF
Publication Date 2011
Description

Defining and questioning one’s role as an artist using photography has been since the 1960s. The catalogue contains around 100 photographs by Valie Export, Aino Kannisto, Elke Krystufek, Jürgen Klauke, Martin Liebscher, Christopher Makos, Rudolf Schwarzkogler and Cindy Sherman and negotiates themes like self-questioning, ambivalence, the staged discovery of the self in poses of strangeness and social exclusion. This reveals the real and symbolic formulation of the fragility of the body, the testing of social taboos and the blurring of the boundaries between gender and identity. Today, the self has in many ways become an open medium …

ISBN 9783866785236
Quantity 1
Pages 120
Editor Marta Herford
Authors Michael Kröger, Thomas Niemeyer
Format Hardback
Publisher Kerber Verlag
Related Artists VALIE EXPORT, Aino Kannisto, Elke Krystufek, Jürgen Klauke, Martin Liebscher, Christopher Makos, Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Cindy Sherman
Category Photography
Keyword Self-portraits
Language English

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