Hannah Starkey, 1997-2017

Author(s): Hannah Starkey

photography monographs | the sisterhood

Since the mid-nineties, the Northern Irish photographer Hannah Starkey has dedicated her work to a labyrinth of ideas surrounding the female experience and the medium of photography. Recognised for her artfully constructed mises-en-scène in which women of different generations take centre stage, Starkey’s images combine the subtlest of gazes and gestures with sophisticated forms of lighting, framing, colour and composition, to build multiple narratives that explore the psychological complexity of women. Challenging the aggressive ways in which the media often fetishise and sexualise women, she draws on the languages and techniques of an array of photographic genres – such as diaristic, street, cinematic, commercial, fashion, and fine art – to investigate the influence of photography on how it has shaped our ideas of what it means to be fem


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General Fields

  • : 9781912339198
  • : Mack
  • : Mack
  • : January 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hannah Starkey
  • : Hardback