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    Annette Kelm: Your house is my castle, 2005

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    Annette Kelm: Untitled (Versailles Hameau) – 2007

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    Annette Kelm: Untitled, Praise of a needle, 2005

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    Annette Kelm: Yellow (Paisley), 2010

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    Annette Kelm: Venice, Zürich, Brussels, 2009

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    Annette Kelm: Untitled (Cards), 2010

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    Annette Kelm: Frying Pan, 2007

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    Annette Kelm: Untitled, 2009

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    Annette Kelm: Lewd did I live, & evil I did dwel, 2005

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    Annette Kelm: Turning into a Parrot, 2003

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    Annette Kelm: Untitled, 2007

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    Annette Kelm: Untitled, 2001 – 2009

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    Annette Kelm: Julian, Italian Restaurant, 2008

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    Annette Kelm: Julian, Italian Restaurant, 2008

Annette Kelm

Posted by Liv Siddall,

We are all guilty of glancing at photographs, of whizzing through endless slideshows, of clicking and dragging images for a rainy day that never comes. But Annette Kelm’s work not meant for this kind of treatment. Dealing with time, narrative and history and often displayed in large batches, her constructed images are formed in order for them to be stared at, fully absorbed and interpreted. One of her most well-known photographic collections is inspired by the faux farm that Marie Antoinette had built at Versailles, and the real farm nearby that supplied the tools to keep it alive. Her photographs are currently on display at Johann Konig in Berlin. 

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.