Monday, September 1, 2014

Different Lives

A female photographer created an interesting series of portraits.  She imagined herself married to several different men, living several different lives.  She took pictures of these alternatives.

I find this fascinating.  Here are a few of her "lives" and a link to the story.


 
 
 

 
 
 




10 comments:

  1. Really interesting statement. I need to think about this one a bit more and come back to it before I can put in my two cents, but I wonder if it's a statement about how a women's socioeconomic status is still more defined by her male counterpart? Let me think about this...

    XxMO
    madame-ostrich.com

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    1. I'm looking forward to your deeper thoughts.

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  2. Interesting post. I like how she looks in the second shot. It makes me wonder if despite having wealth she's totally happy with her life?

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  3. The second image is my favourite, especialy like the expressions on their face.
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    /Madison

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  4. Pretty clever artwork! Excellent :)

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  5. What a super cool project, and clever idea! I wonder if she keeps in contact with them, and if she made a connection with the people she posed with.

    On tumblr I came across a photography project that was "nude photography"... But in the sense that the photographer was nude, not the subject. The photos are of the peoples reactions! Hilarious.

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  6. That's great! I'll have to follow the link when I have more time, I so loved the pics. Who hasn't pondered the "what-if" scenario?

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  7. Interesting project she undertook. The results are interesting and thought provoking.

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  8. Brilliant idea - it speaks to to so many things and really strikes a chord with me, as I tend to be one of those people who sends a lot of time thinking about how my life would be now had it played out differently (based on past events that I experience/people I knew), and I think a project like this taps into that "would if" that we all grapple with immensely well. Major kudos to this innovative photographer.

    ♥ Jessica

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  9. This is really interesting. Always weird to think about alternate paths.

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