Photos hiding stories behind stories
By: Saskia van Es
You can no longer ask the somewhat stiff-looking ladies and the occasional gentleman. For whom had they made themselves so beautiful? Or even shown some sexy skin?
One antique photo makes your imagination run wild, not to mention two photos. With Nanna Obel, from Denmark, the front and back of a brooch are engaged in a conversation. Sometimes she adds a meaning by a short sentence.
We see three ladies in high-necked blouses and blue belts. It says ‘Is Your Wife Helpless – or Dangerous’. And low and behold, on the other side are three ladies with the same blue belts. This time cheerfully in swimming costume, in high heels and with their hair unpinned!
Is Your Wife Helpless
Its A Snap
I Can Be…
Middle Age Skin
Brooch, Front, 2020.