In connection with the exhibition ’The longer I look’ by Christian Vogt, we present every day this week selections of different works by the photographer.
Series: In Camera –Eighty-two Images by Fifty-two Women – 1979-1981
“During the last three years, I have asked more than fifty women if they would be prepared to participate in creating a sensual image of themselves and realize this in my studio. They could choose whatever accessories they wanted and I added that being sensual to me did not necessarily mean being nude – no one had to take off their clothes. My only condition, however, was a wooden box – this must somehow appear in each image.
The choice of the image appearing in the book, I made in collaboration with each woman”. – Christian Vogt
(from the book-introduction of “In Camera”, 1982)
Series: „Innenräume“ (Interiors), 1987-1990
Original prints: 225 x 65 cm
The 6 x 17 cm panorama format: Strangely enough, it is always advertised for the wide-angle and horizontal emphasis of landscapes. But what is fascinating about it for me is precisely what happens when verticals are introduced. Verticals create intervals which allow me to structure the sequence in which the image is read, and to present a certain kind of simultaneity. Only through using panorama format did I find I could successfully represent this simultaneity, which has always fascinated me. – Christian Vogt
Christian Vogt – The longer I look / Plus je regarde longtemps
September 6 – October 20, 2018
Esther Woerdehoff Galerie
36 rue Falguière
75015 Paris – France