Saturday, July 12, 2008

the michelle du bois project

the michelle du bois project by zoe crosher and leslie grant explores the vast archive of tourist photographs, family snapshots, and pornographic images of an american woman who traveled in japan as a prostitute in the 1970s and 80s. as they say about the project, "these casual and amateur snapshots of her posing throughout the pacific rim propose a complex of disparate but interrelated discourses, including notions of the archive, the role of photography in relation to narrative, story-telling, and personal identity, the politics of private and public..." see more here and here.

[all from the michelle du bois project.]