Here’s another exhibition allowing viewers to (re)discover one of the most influential contemporary Scandinavian artists. Since the middle of the 1990s, Miriam Bäckström’s has created a body of work between reality and fiction. We discover here a series of photographs framed in mirrors: carefully composed portraits of diverse people with vital expressions on their faces, each brought to life by a personal drama. The atmosphere is troubling as much for its format as its content. She is equally adept in photography as in writing, sound and cinema. These samples of Mirrors are none too similar to those presented at the Armory Show. They inspire the viewer to revisit her most recent series in the same vein.
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