Walker Evans – Artist Research

Walker Evans’ work inspires the same sense of vulnerability that I was attracted to in the work of Sally Mann, especially surrounding the photographs of children – the innate pureness yet ambiguous nature of the images allows the reader to interpret the history for themselves. I have taken this idea within my own work, but added another element of ambiguity with the out of focus techniques, especially within my latest work as I have used the camera to focus in and out –

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