Sunday, December 20, 2009

First Project: Reenactors of the Canfield Fair

I photographed Civil War reenactors as a way of exploring the role of subject self-presentation in portraiture. These men are extremely knowledgeable about the roles they play. In posing for the camera, they offered me an odd mixture of themselves and the anachronistic image they seek to (re)construct.

BONUS: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Impostor. Photo Credit Leah Greenberg.

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