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Jessica Backhaus (* 1970) is considered one of the most important representatives of contemporary photography in Germany. She is breaking new ground in photography, incorporating components of mixed media, painting, and collage that expand and deepen these abstractions. In 'A Trilogy' – the seventh photo book by Kehrer Publishing – her works are marked by an obvious joy of experimentation. The photo artist draws her inspiration from the simplicity of everyday things, the inconspicuous, and silence. The new trilogy brings together three series of approximately 40 works each.
The first series, Beyond Blue, is devoted completely to colorful threads, staged against colored backgrounds. The viewer feels compelled to linger in this radical reduction, trying to unravel the entanglement of the seemingly unspectacular with the resulting aura of contemplation
In Shifting Clouds, Backhaus considers and documents this very transition – a reality that lies in between things. The second...