The PhotoPerformer in Action

Here, a series of actions performed for the camera with the intentions to visualise some philosophical thoughts and stimulate the viewer imagination and interpretation.

These actions/images are presented individually or as an ongoing series of single mounted photographs.

The PhotoPerformer in Action -

as a hunter of ghostly images.

(Joshua Tree 2014)

Picture taken by Maria Sideri under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

manifesting the self through a symbolic pose of exchange.

(New York 2015)

Picture taken using a timer function.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

as an anthropologist documenting their own life as a case study for the others.

(Shillong 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

carrying the weight of their responsibility to communicate with and for the others.

(Chicago 2015)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

caged by the power of the medium.

(NY 2015)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

changing the mythology.

(Boston 2015)

Picture taken by Vela Phelan under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

existing through the gaze of the others.

(London 2014)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

transgressing photographic rules.

(Sao Paulo 2015)

Picture taken by a friend under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

a creature among creatures.

(Chicago 2014)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

not alone!

(Shillong 2015)

Picture taken by a passer-by under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

aware of their ability to affect social memory.

(Hangzhou 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

staging an alternative mythology of photography.

(NY 2015)

Picture taken by Marita Isobel Solberg under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

operating the medium as trap.

(Shillong 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

practicing an apparatus of connection.

(Sao Paulo 2015)

Picture taken with a remote controller.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

hunting of future memories.

(Shillong 2016)

Picture taken using a timer function.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

believing in photography as the art of touching.

(Hangzhou 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

playing photography as a game of authority.

(Hangzhou 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

preoccupied by the paralysis of life inside the image.

(Hangzhou 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

fighting the distance that photography is creating.

(Beijing 2008)

Picture taken by Alexander Tovey under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

testing their sexuality through the lens.

(Hangzhou 2016)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

encouraging photographic therapy.

(Lima 2013)

Picture taken by an assistant under specific instruction, using my equipment.

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The PhotoPerformer in Action -

living behind a thin layer of glass.

(Sao Paulo 2014)

Picture taken by Maurizio Mancioli under specific instruction.


“Becoming an Image is a ‘topos’: it testifies to an age-old urge to transcend the boundaries of space and time that confine the human body.”

(The PhotoPerformer 2016)