Emily Schiffer

Photographer
   
Carrying History
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Nationality: USA
Biography: Emily Schiffer is a photographer and mixed media artist interested in the intersection between art, community engagement, and social change. She is a Co-founder and Creative Director of We, Women ,  the largest social impact photography... read on

Recently, the Danube region has seen war, sanctions, invasions, occupations, and communist rule. This work examines how ordinary people carry these complex histories, and explores the environment as a vessel for memory.  

This work was produced during "Danube Revisited: The Inge Morath Truck Project" 

More images are available upon request.  

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Staying Home

By Emily Schiffer / Brooklyn, NY — Ongoing coverage of my life and block during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
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Album

By Emily Schiffer / New York, Boston, Cameroon, Italy — This work, shown alongside "Haul" and "Impressions from 2016" reimagines the concept of a family album to..
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Portraits

By Emily Schiffer
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Kin

By Emily Schiffer — Unposed images of my family record the relationships where I have most at stake. I explore the space..
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Haul: Gift to My Daughter

By Emily Schiffer — This sculptural work considers photography’s role in the creation of family narratives. Hanging from the..
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Cheyenne River

By Emily Schiffer — In 2005, I founded a photography program for young people on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota...
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Cheyenne River

By Emily Schiffer / Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, USA — In 2005, I founded a photography program for young people on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South..
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