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Annette Kelm

Born in 1975, Stuttgart, Germany

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


Annette Kelm’s photographs are influenced by still life, advertising and magazine photography, and silent-era Hollywood movies. Meticulously staged, the photographs often have the appearance of hyper-realistic paintings. Within these still life photographs, mundane objects are isolated and removed from their signification and functionality within the still life scenography, rendering them as purely visual forms comprising purely colour and shape. The work serves to address the overlapping realms...Read more