Sophie Calle - follow someone for a day without having to take a picture of them

HIDDEN DETAILS Sophie Calle - working as a chamber made, Calle photographed peoples things in their hotel room. A hotel room can be seen as a temporary home.

Calle took photographs of the sleepers and noted the important elements of these short meetings: subjects of discussion, positions of the sleepers, their movements during their sleep, the detailed menu of their breakfast she was preparing for them.

Sophie Calle, “Les Dormeurs (The Sleepers)” The artist asked friends to sleep in her bed in eight hour shifts. She documented their stay…

"I went to Istanbul. I spoke to blind people, most of whom had lost their sight suddenly. I asked them to describe the last thing they saw". Sophie Calle La Dernière Image (The last Image), realize...

Sophie Calle, “Les Dormeurs (The Sleepers)” The artist asked friends to sleep in her bed in eight hour shifts. She documented their stay and noted “important” aspects of their visit, as well as what they ate that day.

Sophie Calle  Hotel room 28. An artist who used rexta dn photography. She  took up a position as a maid in a hotel and created an imagined portrait of the people staying there

Sophie Calle Hotel room An artist who used rexta dn photography. She took up a position as a maid in a hotel and created an imagined portrait of the people staying there

Robert Frank ‘Contact Sheet from The Americans’, 1955–6; printed 1970s © Robert Frank, courtesy Pace/Macgill Gallery, New York

Robert Frank ‘Contact Sheet from The Americans’, printed © Robert Frank, courtesy Pace/Macgill Gallery, New York

Sophie Calle

Sophie Calle

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