Anna Helgeson

Portraiture, Reproductive Processes

video title

The Lady Vanishes


video credit

Video shot and edited by Kate Brandt


video description

Anna Helgeson uses a photo-copier to simulate our failure to recognize historic women who contributed to male accomplishments. In this video, she shows her recreated portraits of these women, and describes the process of fading their images.

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The Lady Vanishes, 2010 MA Thesis Exhibition, Inova/Arts Center Gallery.