Overview participating exhibitions
In 2010 Yasser Aggour began collecting photographs of hunting trophies and the proudly smiling hunters posing with their dead prey. The images had a strange and morbid allure. Rather than presenting them as objets trouvés, Aggour decided to manipulate them digitally, stripping out the hunters. The images of the bodies of the animals, isolated and contorted, are simultaneously poignant and brutal, a cross between landscape photography, found art, and a memento mori.
Yasser Aggour (United States, 1972) studied at the University of California, the London School of Economics and Yale, where he took a degree in sculpture. His work is characterized by a series of eclectic influences, from economics and philosophy to conceptual and performance art. His photography spurs the viewer to reflect on the nature of the medium, without surrendering any of its visual power.
Price EUR 15,00