Anouk Kruithof

2012 FutureGreat, selectecd by Jason Evans

By Jason Evans

Anouk Kruithof, The Daily Exhaustion, 2010. Courtesy the artist

The Daily Exhaustion (2010) is a book of photographs featuring a young woman, the artist, looking thoroughly spent, wearing alternating colours that match each of the backdrops that she stands in front of – fizzy yellows, bright pinks or purples. In each image she glistens with perspiration as she photographs herself over and over again. Increasing the sense of discomfort, her image, which always stretches across a double-page spread, is bisected through the centre of her face by the folds…

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