Relationship

Documenting a six year relationship with photos, video stills, letters and ephemera, this book is a stunning, intimate, and wholly original visual narrative by two rising artists who put s queer consciousness on the front burner Male becomes female Female becomes male Life becomes art Private becomes public A major feature of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, this series ofDocumenting a six year relationship with photos, video stills, letters and ephemera, this book is a stunning, intimate, and wholly original visual narrative by two rising artists who put s queer consciousness on the front burner Male becomes female Female becomes male Life becomes art Private becomes public A major feature of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, this series of photographs that the New York Times called extremely provocative explores ideas of transformation both physical and psychological It s the story of two people in love, in a culture where the notion of gender has become fluid and at a time when trans people have never been accepted As both subjects and creators of these images, Drucker and Ernst, both of whom transitioned gender, represent themselves in the midst of shifting subjectivities and identities Collectively, these photographs, which have been compared to the work of Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, and Cindy Sherman, document the story of their romantic and creative collaboration over a period of six years Simultaneously narrative and documentary, they touch on a host of dynamics, offering autobiography as ambiguity and unraveling identity as a construction.
Relationship Documenting a six year relationship with photos video stills letters and ephemera this book is a stunning intimate and wholly original visual narrative by two rising artists who put s queer consc

  • Title: Relationship
  • Author: Zackary Drucker Rhys Ernst
  • ISBN: 9783791382487
  • Page: 116
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Relationship”

    1. Zackary and Rhys were a couple on the frontier of relationships--a straight couple comprised of a trans man (Rhys) and a trans woman (Zackary). The private photos they took that that comprise this book are beautiful, thought-provoking, and sometimes silly. Even though you know they won't, you can't help but root for Zackary and Rhys to work out--they seem like a perfect match, with their moody stares and luxurious lounging. These two trans artists may or may not take themselves a little too seri [...]

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