leave the room

Monica Nouwens - Trenton, 2012

Signed, titled, dated and numbered on a label
46,5 x 70 cm
Edition of 15 + 2 AP

This image is part of the series Look At Me And Tell Me If You Have Known Me Before, the expressive, poetic portrait of a group of young people living in the margin of urban consumer culture. In cinematographic and suggestive images shot mostly at night. Monica Nouwens follows them at parties, during performances. Nouwens’ images are not records of specific moments in time, she rather is the chronicler of an attitude, of a romantic rejection of mainstream social life. Look At Me And Tell Me If You Have Known Me Before embodies the hopes, fears and nightmares of a generation that does not seem to be interested in fulfilling a social role that is part of society as we know it, but which tries to shape more personal, smaller scale alternatives.

Monica Nouwens (b. 1964) has been an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, and attended the California Institute of the Arts. In addition to her independent projects, her work has been regularly published in print media. She previously worked with Volume, Domus and V Magazine and her work has appeared in publications such as Vogue, Archis and Surface. In recent years Nouwens' work has also been on show at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, and Ron Mandos Galerie, Amsterdam. Her work is included in a number of prestigious collections such as the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Salvatore Ferragamo, Florence, and Levi's, London.

This photo print has a small white border around all sides. For a framer this border is necessary to be able to frame it properly. The print will be carefully wrapped and send as an insured package. You will receive an e-mail with a Track & Trace code when the package is on its way. A framed copy is often on display at Foam Editions, the gallery on the third floor of Foam Fotografiemuseum.
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€825,00 Incl. tax
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