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Photo by Scarlett Hooft Graafland (6)

Photographer Scarlett Hooft Graafland has traveled to various countries to make site-specific installations inspired by local traditions and materials.

Notes from the artist’s statement: [1]

In the work of Dutch artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland you find a combination of straight photographic practice with performance and sculpture in which she constantly refers to a more profound cultural discourse of her surroundings. She made extensive travels to various parts of the world to work on projects, such as in the highlands of Bolivia, the south of China, the arctic Canada and the Palestinian Westbank.

Photo by Scarlett Hooft Graafland (1) Photo by Scarlett Hooft Graafland (5) Photo by Scarlett Hooft Graafland (2) Photo by Scarlett Hooft Graafland (4) Photo by Scarlett Hooft Graafland (3)
1. "Statement." artslant.com. Retrieved on January 5th, 2012.

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