Artist Influences, Studio

Jemima Stehli


Stehli’s work consists of series of performances in which she uses her naked body to challenge notions of desire, narcissism, and sexuality. In ‘Standing Nude’ Stehli stages a full-length nude photograph of herself in the setting of her studio. Holding the remote shutter release in her left hand, she gazes directly into the camera yet employing a pose more reminiscent of the classicism of Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus.


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