Artist Spotlight No. 2 – Elsa Leydier

ARTIST STATEMENT

I aim to interrogate images that are used to define places and territories.In my photographic work, I aim to interrogate images that are used to define places and territories. I try to reveal the weakness and paradoxes carried by the images that aim to represent territories but also

Menino de Ipanema by Elsa Leydier. © Elsa Leydier

to show those often iconic places from different points of view than the usual ones, and to create visual representations that tell other and lesser stories; the ones that are often in the shadow of dominant ones.

 

 


Artist’s website: http://elsaleydier.com/
Instagram: @elsitasereia or https://www.instagram.com/elsitasereia/