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Nick  Simko

SPE Member since 2014
Member Chapter: National

Queer Straight Photographs

"What does transparency keep obscure?"
-Judith Butler, in the 1999 preface to "Gender Trouble" (1990)

This project examines straight photography and its privileged position as a presumably normative and transparent medium.
The work wonders: what could happen when a seemingly matter-of-fact methodology of image-making attempts to represent subjects that actively try to evade being seen in normative terms?
Above all, what might a queer straight photograph look like?

Hand

Leaf

Thighs

Jock

Moon

Globe

Window

Wall

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