2021 / Fine Art / Other

My Skin

  • Photographer
    Judith Minks
  • Agency / Studio
    Judith Minks Photography

Everyone knows the softness of a real fur coat, the beauty of a snake leather bag or that crocodile leather belt. Let's not forget the dog skin gloves. Is the use of animal skins good or bad ...? This series consists of five photos. The subject is "Humans and Animals". The theme of the series focuses on understanding the dilemma between the often-strained relationship between man and beast.

Minks creates cinematic photos, staged in her studio with elaborately detailed sets of daily life in created interiors, a Hotel room or even a stable with a rather alienated and uneasy quietude. "I have always been fascinated by the still image because you can take the time to discover every detail." With her rather alienated and uncomfortable images with their immaculately staged lighting and sombre, solitary figures, it becomes clear that Gregory Grewdson and Edward Hopper are both great examples for her. The images Minks creates are based on her own memories, experiences and fantasies.