Close

Rebeccah Dean's Profile

About

To return to my shop, click here: http://www.augenblickphoto.etsy.com

As a photographer and as a person, I live for the intensity of a moment and a moment of intensity. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, I've lived as an expat in Berlin for over twelve years. Being a foreigner gives you a constant feeling of otherness; no matter how long you live in your new country, in some ways you'll never belong. In my work I bring out the details in art, sculpture and the natural world that thrill and intrigue me. I also have been collecting vintage photographs for over 20 years and love the intimate connection I've grown to have with the various images of people, most of them long dead. I may not know their names, but they are a part of me.

Some of my most popular work is of the mask L'Inconnue de la Seine. When I first…

Read more

  • Female
  • Born on February 16
  • Joined October 18, 2010

Shop

About

To return to my shop, click here: http://www.augenblickphoto.etsy.com

As a photographer and as a person, I live for the intensity of a moment and a moment of intensity. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, I've lived as an expat in Berlin for over twelve years. Being a foreigner gives you a constant feeling of otherness; no matter how long you live in your new country, in some ways you'll never belong. In my work I bring out the details in art, sculpture and the natural world that thrill and intrigue me. I also have been collecting vintage photographs for over 20 years and love the intimate connection I've grown to have with the various images of people, most of them long dead. I may not know their names, but they are a part of me.

Some of my most popular work is of the mask L'Inconnue de la Seine. When I first found the mask, I had no idea what it was. Through some research I found the haunting, romantically Gothic story behind the mask which you can read here: http://www.williamgaddis.org/recognitions/inconnue/index.shtml
I love that this poor unknown woman continues to inspire and draw people in with the work I do.

Unfollow username?

Are you sure you want to stop following this person?