(by Janine Mizéra)
This past year has been difficult. I’ve been dealing with depression and anxiety and other mental issues - I’m sure it’s been apparent in my lack of posting. When things were really difficult, I was very, very close to dropping out of school, but having the vision of this project was one of the only things that kept me in.
I did this series for a black and white film class. Everything was shot on either 4x5 black and white film, and was printed on 16x20 (20x24 mats) in the darkroom. Excuse the quality of a few of the pictures; because the print itself was altered I couldn’t just scan the negative, so I had to take a picture of the print, so the quality is off. Also, window mats are kind of difficult to translate digitally, haha, so bear with me.
Anyway, take a look, hope you enjoy.
Artist statement after the jump:
A gift from moi to my lovely Wild Spirit readers! ‘Tis the season of giving, and I’ve teamed up with Epun Girl and Hungry Shopper to give you some goodies this Christmas! Now, if I had a choice, you’d ALL be given gifts! But alas, I am not Santa Claus! And if I were, I sure as heck wouldn’t be sitting here blogging on Tumblr… Or actually I would be.
Anyway! Back to the giveaway.
Products you may win:
3. A dress from Epun Girl (3 products will be given away)
* Giveaway will run through Dec 15 - Jan 25
* Open to Philippine residents only.
Entries shall be monitored through Rafflecopter.
Good luck, kittens! <3
Adéle Exarchopoulos in Premiére Magazine, January 2014
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