photography
heather sheehan photography photo: Eberhard Weible
'Visitors and other beings' installation view, 2011
City Museum of Siegburg, Germany
photo: Eberhard Weible

In collaboration with the Belgian photographer, Bart Michielsen, B & W portraits were shot with large-format camera to expand the impact of the miniature works: needle-sculpted textile objects made between 2004 and 2008. The strange presence and familiarity of these ‘visitors’ allows viewers to experience their individual capacity for empathy.

heather sheehan photography
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
heather sheehan photography 100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
heather sheehan photography 100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
heather sheehan photography 100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
heather sheehan photography 100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
heather sheehan photography 100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
heather sheehan photography 100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
'portrait of visitor'
photo edition-Heather Sheehan/Bart Michielsen
100 x 100 cm / 39" x 39" and 50 x 50 cm/ 20" x 20"
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