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Lotte Reimann – Jaunt

Lotte Reimann’s series ‘Jaunt’, about steel, glass, plastic, oil, and dirt – together embodied in the automobile – was inspired by amateur photographers; specifically, the nude (self-) portraits taken by a couple and discovered by Reimann on a picture sharing website.

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With this material as a starting point, she added images from other random sources on the Internet and then re-photographed all of them from her computer screen. Consequently, the photos are treated as raw material, an eroticised pixilation of muscle cars, burning rubber, high heels, off-roading, tremendous speed, and gas pedals, which weaves a narrative of recklessness, excitement, and arousal.

Read more about Lotte Reimann’s series Temptation or Dr. de Clérambault in Tique | art paper #2: Contemporary Camera.

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Tique | art paper #2:
Contemporary Camera