The influential conceptual British artist John Stezaker (b. 1949) creates captivating works that are at once playful and challenging. He appropriates found photographic imagery which he cuts and collages into fascinating new juxtapositions. The resulting narratives, void of their original context, challenge our perceptions of truth and memory and our ability to transform seemingly fixed notions of reality.
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About the artwork
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize winner John Stezaker’s playful re-appropriations of found photographs and film footage lead us to question our relationship to memory and reality.Touch is part of Stezaker’s Tabula Rasa series, in which vintage film stills have been cut and collaged to create new narratives. It is up to us to fill the gaping white hole.