Emily Schiffer

Photographer
   
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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
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Credits: emily schiffer
Date of Work: 12/31/69 - Ongoing
Updated: 04/03/19

Unposed images of my family record the relationships where I have most at stake. I explore the space between connection and disconnection; youth and aging; health and sickness; communal and individualistic cultures. This series follows the evolution of love to explore the fragility of what we hold dear.

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Staying Home

By Emily Schiffer — Ongoing coverage of my life and block during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
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Portraits

By Emily Schiffer
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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 ceiling in a giant net are the contents..
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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. In this ongoing project, my students..
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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, USA. In this ongoing program, my..
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Carrying History

By Emily Schiffer — Recently, the Danube region has seen war, sanctions, invasions, occupations, and communist rule. This work examines how ordinary people carry these..
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Album

By Emily Schiffer — This work, shown alongside "Haul" and "Impressions from 2016" reimagines the concept of a family album to explore how unspoken histories and are..
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