Emily Schiffer

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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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Copyright Emily Schiffer 2022
Date of Work Dec 1969 - Ongoing
Updated Mar 2021
Topics Black and White, Documentary, Fine Art, Friends + Family, Photography, Portraiture

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; community and individualism. This project began in 2012, when we lost my father in-law and had our first baby. Attuned to our fragility, I began documenting our family across life's phases.

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