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Strude

Photographic print:

22 x 22 cm

Signed and numbered / edition of 20

Special edition book:

published by: Museum Kunst der Westküste, Germany

year: 2012

editor: Thorsten Sadowsky

designed by: Winther Grafik

format: 22.9 x 15.9 cm

no. of pages: 103

no. of illustrations: 33

hardcover

no. of edition: 20

price: € 1.000 – free shipping within Denmark

Signed and numbered photographic print: Trine Søndergaard – Strude #28, 22 x 22 cm.

The print comes with the book Strude in a Special Edition of 20 books – also signed and numbered.

The photo series by Trine Søndergaard titled “Strude”, which consists of portraits of women and girls in traditional costumes, was created between 2007 and 2010 on the North Sea Island of Fanø. Yet the images are much more than portraits of modern day individuals in historical clothing.

The impersonal and standardised manner in which the costumed women and girls are rendered created an irritating distance and a sense of foreignness. The distancing effect is reinforced by the face covers that some of the sitters are wearing. Called “strude”, these face covers were used by women on the Danish island of Fanø to protect their faces against wind and weather while doing outdoor work.

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