Jennifer Thoreson: Testament


Jennifer Thoreson: Testament

Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR - Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts, Portland. Sep 5 – 29

by Joseph Gallivan

Jennifer Thoreson rented a plan house for a year, reminiscent of her own childhood home, and made bizarre costumes or prostheses from hair and fabric. She had normal-looking models wear them and photographed them. The result is a series of surreal, unsettling tableaus of people on the edge, showing both resilience and dependency.

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