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Untitled (Casil), 2015-18

Photograph

Archival pigment print

19.00 x 13.34 in

48.3 x 33.9 cm

Edition of 30

Signed and numbered by the artist on verso.

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    About The Work

    Artist and fashion photographer Collier Schorr has long been interested in how a body changes. For several years, she followed a model named Casil McArthur, who transitions over the course of Schorr’s project Untitled (Casil) from boyish girl to girlish boy, from artist’s muse to Bowie-like chameleon. Schorr remembers meeting Casil just as Casil had begun to start modeling as a young man rather than as a young woman. When Casil first began to transition, he worried about his future as a model. But the partnership with Schorr was perfectly legible within the fashion world, with fashions moving away from his/her clothing and toward the concept of they/them. Schorr explains that Casil’s fantasmatic appeal may have changed as he transitioned, but the mystery and the enigmatic quality that a model must project remained constant. The images are playful at times, melancholic at others, crossing and blurring lines as Schorr’s photo-archive offers a slow reveal.

    Courtesy of Aperture

    About Collier Schorr

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    • The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The image size is 18 x 12.75 inches.
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