ARTmonday: Asia Kepke’s Self Portraits With Mannequin

Boston-based photographer Asia Kepke is a former model with a great sense of humor. Her series “Bridget and I” are self portraits starring a mannequin (Bridget, I presume) in all sorts of environments, indoors and out. She shot them over the course of ten years with a 4×5 camera (with the exception of the water images).

I discovered Asia Kepke’s self portraits at the SMFA Sale 2013, when I had one of her mannequin photographs in my hand, but ultimately didn’t buy it. (I now wish I had.) She also has a series of humans wearing horse and squirrel masks, but I will feature those another time. For now, let’s enjoy her journey with Bridget.

asia-kepka-bridget-and-i-beach

asia-krepke-at-the-vanity

asia-kepka-at-the-table

asia-kepka-big-sky

asia-kepka-bridget-and-i-in-the-grass

asia-kepka-bridget-and-i-crumbling-bathroom

asia-kepka-bridget-and-i-hospital-bed

asia-kepka--on-the-bed

asia-kepka-green-door

asia-kepka-on-a-footbridge

asia-kepka-in-the-pool

asia-kepka-in-the-garden

Images courtesy of the artist. 

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  1. Thank you for this gorgeous post! I love her work so much–intimate and lonely at the same time.

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