Untitled - Till Death do Us Part, Edition 1/10, 2005


Germany

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Size: 7.9 H x 7.9 W x 0.1 in

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Photography: C-type, Polaroid, Color and Photo on Other.

Untitled (Till Death do us Part) Edition 1/10, digital C-Print, based on a Polaroid, 2005, not mounted

"Till death do us part", an episode of the "29 Palms, CA" project. A film shot on Polaroid stills combined with Super 8 film sequences.

Till Death Do Us Part is the story of two young lovers, lonely souls escaping the abuse of reality into each other. Imagine a stranger suddenly in your path, you can just be silent with, and you feel you have known her forever. This is the experience of Cristal and Margarita, that begins when Cristal picks her up hitchhiking on a lonely dessert road. A runaway from a cruel older brother and a broken family, Margarita is searching on the edge of the shadows for a home. Cristal was also a lonely child and already dangerously close to vanishing when she finds Margarita. For her it is the begging of life. When she finds Margarita, she finds herself, she feels for the first time and discovers that she is not invisible after all.

The childlike, roadside life they make together is a dream that they truly believe will last forever, and with the naive joy of beginners, they dive in, never sensing danger. When two lost souls become one and share everything, do they loose themselves further or do they become whole at last? When a girl has no home, no anchor, can she combine thrive with another? Once a human heart wakes up from isolation for the first time, enchanted by a reflection in love's mirror, can the dreamer fall asleep again, or must she wander searching to find it again forever?

An artistic triumph for Schneider, this piece floats deeper into her exploration of the colors of the human psyche, separation, relationship, androgyny and the fringes of social reality.

The Californian desert light and the vintage colours of Polaroid create a unforgetable atmosphere in the abandoned trailer park.

Austen Tate gives Margarita her voice in poetry and Daisy McCracking gives Cristal her sound in music.

Keywords: Cindy Sherman, Tuerquise, 29 Palms, Vintage, Women, Gold, Yellow, California, Polaroid, Daisy, High Desert, Americana

Subjects: Women

Styles: Fine Art, Conceptual, Figurative, Pop Art, Portraiture

Mediums: C-type, Polaroid, Color, Photo

Materials: Other

Prints: Women Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Conceptual Art Prints, Figurative Art Prints, Pop Art Art Prints, Portraiture Art Prints, C-type Art Prints, Polaroid Art Prints, Color Art Prints, Photo Art Prints, Other Art Prints

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