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Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Ahoi, I'm Marlen

Marlen Stahlhuth
freelance photographer // DISTRICT MTV, VICE, ADIDAS, BlondeMag, VIVA etc.

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May I Introduce: Kristin-Lee Moolman

Photography

Ok, so another South African superwoman for you. Kristin-Lee Moolman is quickly becoming the country’s photographer of the moment, and I can definitely see why!

Her fashion photography is beautiful, and exciting in it’s uniqueness. There is something magical, almost surreal in her use of colour and perspective, shooting glassy-eyed models sprawled on pink leather couches, or in androgynous outfits and poses. Think Paris, Texas, but set in South Africa…

“Based in Johannesburg, her photography is informed by her experience living in the country as well as the idea of a “new Africa”; she also explores issues facing modern-day South Africans, be they to do with sexuality or segregation.” (Dazed)

Her subjects remain authoritative in their gaze and posture, yet subversive in their sexuality and challenge of gender norms. Take her SS16 lookbook for emerging designer Rich Mnisi's brand OATH studio, which saw her street cast models on the streets of Soweto to “capture the essence of South African township culture in the 80s and 90s” and “paint an accurate picture of youth in Johannesburg.” (Dazed)

“When it comes to models, Moolman always looks for people with strong personalities. Styled by Gabriella Kannemeyer in the brand’s SS16 collection, Moolman shot…in and around Orlando, Soweto; on the street and in different people’s homes. Her images not only give a provide a small insight into the neighbourhood, but the tastes of those inhabit it – note the leather sofas, the satin bed linens and the porcelain flamingo.” (Dazed)

And the results are stunning, I love the dream-like atmospheres Moolman manages to create in her photographs. Enjoy!

TEXT CREDIT: Eva Klein for PAPERBOATS.me



April 6, 2016

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