EDITO

n°136/ A Visual Hacker

September 2014

 

by Nathalie Azoulai

 

Born in 1973, in Czechoslovakia, Dita Pepe majored in Creative Photography. Her big work is entitled Self-Portrait. She poses either with women, men or families. Most of the pictures were shot in the Czech Republic, Italy, Germany and South Africa and renew the very concept of self-portrait. Dita never stands alone as to catch an instant but definite image of herself but stands or sits among others as if to enhance their presence. Both as a spy and a spice.  She plays with resemblance, mimetic attitudes, in a Cindy Sherman-like way but  manages to achieve some photographical hacking and cloning…

 

 Dita Pepe