Ilja Niederkirchner: the only thing that matters

If I’ve ever felt used by you photographing me...
I had never even thought about that. And frankly, I got slightly offended by your question.

People asked – you said.
I don’t understand – I said.
For me that topic was beyond debate. Your work had nothing to do with a superior male view on a beautiful young girl. Not even if the girl was crying nakedly most of the time. Not even if the girl was me. Just the opposite: it was your view on our life – calm but urgent as always – with no filters, no mercy, no time to lie or pretend or arrange to fit into social constructs and schemes. It was us and that’s the only thing that matters.
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Hardcover, Swiss binding with a printed linen cover
Size: 15 x 20 cm, 64 pages, including an inserted letter
Edition of 400 copies

28.00 Euro

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