Video archives | The Ballad of Sexual Independency | Tribute to Nan Goldin (2001)

Tribute to Nan Goldin. The Ballad of Sexual Independency (long version). Photo slideshow by François Soulignac, Paris, 2001.

Tribute to Nan Goldin

In 2001, I discovered the work of Nan Goldin in a retrospective organized by Le Centre Georges Pompidou (Le feu follet, Paris, 11th October – 10th December 2001). An aesthetic shock. Hypnotized, I went to the exhibition several times to watch and re-watch photos and slideshows. Since then, the Nan Goldin’s vision has significant influences on my personal works and on my way to consider the purpose of the photography in our lives.

About Nan Goldin

Nancy “Nan” Goldin is an American photographer exploring LGBT bodies, moments of intimacy, the HIV crisis, and the opioid epidemic. Her most notable work is The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986), which documents the post-Stonewall gay subculture and Goldin’s family and friends. She lives and works in New York City, Berlin, and Paris (source). Watch the portrait of Nan Goldin.

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© 2001 – The Ballad of Sexual Independency | Tribute to Nan Goldin. Video slideshow by François Soulignac

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