jeudi 20 août 2009


Interview by Tim Chan for THEME magazine.
This issue is curated by Peter Sutherland.

"French photographer Estelle Hanania is soft-spoken, a little shy, and very polite. Mix in her delicate French accent and quiet giggles and you might get the impression she’s the type of girl who takes romantic photographs of couples cuddling over cappuccinos on a tiny side-street overlooking the Champs- Élysées. But you’d be wrong. This is a photographer who’s fascinated by the macabre, a girl who grew up obsessing over costumes and folklore and the messages they convey. Her quirky, narrative photography mixes still life and landscape imagery to create portraits that are at once theatrical and solemn."(...)

.... interview on the website :

photo from the story Parking Lot Hydra