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“Come Together”: a Beatles-Themed Exhibition Opening Tomorrow at FotoWeekDC

happiness is a warm gunHappiness is a Warm Gun: (L) Brandon Juhasz; (R) Peter Andrew

When planning for this exhibition, Come Together (opening tomorrow at FotoWeekDC), co-curator Amanda Gorence and I knew it would be showing at a time when the nation would be divided: half of us breathing a sigh of relief in reaction to the election results, with the other half wanting to leave the country. [Click on images to bring them up at a larger size.]

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Sarah Wilmer photography Photo by Sarah Wilmer

Lynchian- inspired photographs by Sarah Wilmer

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Born and raised in Missouri, Sarah Wilmer lives and works in New York where she shoots for Surface, Rolling Stone, and Spin, amongst other high profile clients. Of her work, she says: ‘I am inspired by Edward Gorey, Joanna Newsom, 17th century Dutch and Flemish paintings, my cat Tubs, my friends and the surrealists’.

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Your photos have a cinematic quality to them. What films (or other medium) would you consider to be influences?
‘I love the work of Dario Argento, Roman Polanski, David Lynch and Alejandro Jodorowsky. Their films are so beautiful and interesting, I would say all of them have influenced me in one way or another’.