November 21, 2007 to February 8, 2009
Nathalie Daoust, fascinated by the human desire to escape and live in a dream world, photographed 30 women living in their home environments in Berlin. Capturing intimate moments in everyday surroundings, Daoust’s work conveys melancholic feelings of a lost world, caught somewhere between the Pre WW II interiors of her photographs and the contemporary women that inhabit them. Using a special technique she deconstructs this image, isolating and printing elements on separate layers of film that she then superimposes in order to reconstitute the image three-dimensionally. This Re-composition of image in space works like a transparent puzzle, revealing the unknown and perhaps even imaginary aspects of the individual.
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