“My body is a prop.” _ Polly Penrose Polly Penrose, an English photographer, makes her normal woman’s body (that’s how she defines herself) an accessory in response to a place, usually a home emptied of her residents. The London photographer began by practicing self-portraits on the sly in houses waiting for new buyers. The procedure was and is still the same. First, find out about and ask for permission from real estate agencies, painstakingly explaining the purpose of the process, judged in many cases, strange or even disturbing. Then go on the spot, to impregnate the disused home while being […]
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