Portraits in the 21st Century

Alternative Autobiographies

Digital Limnings: Miniature Memories

Experiments in Digital Limnings


Portrait of Cati

Security By Julia XXXXIII

Strangers to Ourselves

Telephone Story: A Portrait

This Voice Anywhere

Van Eyck's Mirror
Security by Julia XXXXIII
Photo by Webb Chappell
Security by Julia XXXXIII

Julia Scher
born 1954
lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts and New York, New York

with Bristol Studios and Lite Brite; Matt Dilling and Frank Kerrigan

Mixed media, dimensions variable

Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

This photo booth spits out surveillance views, demonstrating our lack of control over our own images. The booth mixes the disciplinary and controlling architecture of the surveillance camera with the celebratory, consensual structure of the portrait photo booth structure.