Emily Schiffer

Photographer
   
Carrying History
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Nationality: USA
Biography: Whether merging photography and sculpture, working on decade-long photo documentaries, doing commercial photography, or collaborating on community-based projects, I actively engage the issues and ideas at stake in our visual culture. I enjoy... MORE
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Carrying History
Copyright Emily Schiffer 2022
Updated Dec 2016
Topics Aging, Black and White, Borders, Candid, Children, Civil Wars, Community, Conceptual, Confrontation, Dictatorship, Discrimination, Documentary, Dying/Death, Editorial, Emotion, Environment, Environmental, Family, Fear, Fine Art, Freedom, Genocide, Health/Healing, Historical, Holocaust, Hope, Human Rights, Immigration, Isolation, Landscape, Loss, Love, Migration, Militias, Oppression, Personal, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Sorrow, Travel, Violence, War, Water, Youth

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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