Jackie Knapp

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The female body is nothing short of a miracle, stronger than any of us were taught to think about ourselves. During the pandemic deep into the shelter in place order, I got to witness a home birth. These images were inspired by the water birth, the beauty of both the before and after. As the powerful mama groaned during the last bit of labor, we all cried, this year cracking us in ways we didn't expect. But baby girl made her debut and they named her Elsie Anastasia, Anastasia meaning resurrection. Maybe life is coming out of all this pain. Maybe all the cracking means we are being reborn. 

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United States of America
Portland
When I first viewed the painting L'Origine du monde I was amazed that it was dated 1866. I not only admired the artist for his daring to paint such a subject in such an erotic pose, but even more so for the title he assigned the image for The Origin of the World epitomizes how I too feel about the s...
Saudi Arabia
Jeddah
Series /pəˈfɔːm(ə)ns/: a silent story told, a statement, a performance. To lessen misunderstandings in this sensitive subject, let’s invoke the book of words, for, beyond words’ immediate denotations, they have connotative powers. The Process: Performance (Oxford Dictionary Online): 1. ‘An...
United Kingdom
Norwich
I am an Interdisciplinary artist and designer. My practice is conceptual and wide ranging, often responding to a site, a situation or a place. Research is central to my creative process and I work across, constructed and printed textiles, photography, typography and printmaking. My practice is not r...
United Kingdom
London
'Women of the Market' is a photo-essay that documents the daily lives of the women that run the Vietnamese marketplace. I wanted to highlight the grit, strength and beauty of the women that provide for their families, while simultaneously working full time at the m...
United States of America
New York
Life has a way of transforming us into something we no longer recognize. Photography has been fundamental in peeling back the layers of my life and reconnecting me with my subconsciousness. The intention of my work is to eliminate all that is superfluous and engage mindfulness. My images are m...

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