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Woman with A Camera (35 mm). Anne Collier.

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Woman with A Camera (35 mm). Anne Collier.

Essay by Tom McDonough

Published by Hassla Books, November 2009. Edition of 600 copies.

[Purchase: Hassla Books]

"Woman With a Camera (35mm) consists of eighteen consecutive film stills taken from the trailer of the 1978 thriller Eyes of Laura Mars, in which Faye Dunaway plays a fashion photographer who experiences visions of real-life murders while on photo shoots. In Collier’s re-photographed presentation, Dunaway slowly lowers her Nikon in a gesture of stunned horror, casting a disquietingly direct gaze at the viewer/reader, who cannot help but feel implicated in this new, more generalized scenario in which the camera becomes a symbol for looking. With an essay by Tom McDonough."

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