Alexandra Polina


Alexandra Polina 

Mask, Myths and Subjects


The subjects of Alexandra Polina’s Mask, Myths and Subjects are members of visible minorities who were born, raised and educated in Germany. These images deal with a social gap created by a prejudiced stigmatized view and use clichéd folkloric settings and common stereotypes to question it. The result is a collage of individual experiences, based on the common social condition of living as a perceived foreigner in Germany combined with the still-lifes where everyday life objects are exoticized through the way of staging.


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