Posted September 21, 2016 in News Articles
Author: Grant Gill
It is with great excitement that LENSCRATCH welcomes Kelli as the Illinois contributor for The States Project. Today, Kelli speaks about her experiences as a transplant, how it has effected her practice, and what is on the horizon.
Kelli Connell’s body of work entitled Double Life has been widely received and is included in numerous national solo and group exhibitions. Her work is in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Microsoft, The Haggerty Museum of Art and The Dallas Museum of Art. Recent publications include MP3: Midwest Photographers’ Publication Project (Aperture and The Museum of Contemporary Photography), Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography (Phaidon) and Photo Art: The New World of Photography (Aperture). Connell’s first full length monograph entitled Kelli Connell: Double Life was released by DECODE Books in August 2011. Kelli Connell lives in Chicago.