Matilda Temperley Somerset, UKMatilda’s work is inspired by marginalised societies. It regularly appears in international publications such as The Guardian, The Telegraph, Harpers Bazaar and National Geographic. Matilda’s sell out book, Under the Surface - Somerset Floods won the Royal Photographic Society’s Vic Odden Award in 2015. Her second book, Omo - Change in the Valley documents human rights abuses in Ethiopia. Her third book, The League of Exotic Dancers - Legends of American Burlesque has recently been published by Oxford University Press.
Romantic, classic, with an element of theatricality.
Normally a Canon 5d mark 2, but also a Nikon f3 35mm film camera for double exposures and some old medium format cameras for other personal work.
Dancer II depicts the contemporary dancer, Ruth Voon, painted with the markings of a guinea fowl. The sense of dynamic motion is counterpoised by the grace and serenity of the dancer. The image is taken from the artist’s Human Zoo series, a tribute to the beauty of the human form.
(A0) Extra Large Print £1,020.00
Edition of 25
84.1 x 118.9cm. 2" white border.
(A1) Large Print £600.00
Edition of 50
59.4 x 84.1cm.. 1.5" white border
(A2) Medium Print £300.00
Edition of 75
42 x 59.4cm. 1" white border
(A3) Small Print £144.00
Edition of 100
42 x 29.7cm. ½" white border