The Jealous Curator /// curated modern artwork /// “getting on with it”
You guys, I can’t wait so that you can hear immediately’s episode of ART FOR YOUR EAR! London primarily based Estonian photographer, Sirli Raitma is on the podcast. Sirli spends her time dressing her muse in weird style, and adorning mentioned muse with fabulous hair and make-up. ps. Her muse is her mom, Eha. Gah! I really like this ongoing sequence a lot, however much more, I really like how this mom/daughter undertaking got here to be. Ooh, and wait until you discover out how Sirli grew to become a photographer. This story is a household affair crammed to the brim with inspiration. Look and pay attention proper up there beneath Eha listening to, I assume my podcast (!?), or subscribe on Apple Podcasts.
Let’s kick issues off within the wilderness… the primary place Sirli ventured along with her digital camera:
Deer, fog, foliage, and oh… have a look at that, an Eha within the wild! Good segue into the start of the “EHA” sequence, when the images have been black and white:
Ah, attractive… however clearly, she’s begging to be shot in COLOR! Okay, this submit may have had a gazillion images in it, so listed here are just some of my faves that characteristic the new pink and shiny orange eye shadow we talked about:
Sure, sure, a thousand instances YES! Talking of which:
Ha! These images are so as of my fave, Sirli’s fave, and the web’s fave. And have a look at this fabulous mom and daughter at an artwork present that includes their creations! Dwelling the dream, girls.
Oh, and in case you’re questioning if Eha nonetheless has legs…
… she does, they usually’re unbelievable!
Now, I do know all of this consideration hasn’t gone to Eha’s head (or Sirli’s for that matter), however I simply needed to embody a number of ‘soaking it in’ moments:
Wooohoooo! I really like all of this greater than I may even start to place into phrases.
Oh, after which I abruptly remembered how I discovered Sirli’s work within the first place! I observe an insanely proficient artist named Lavely Miller, and he or she did this portray of Eha:
Yep, the portray took my breath away, after which I began down the rabbit gap that lead me on to Sirli’s portfolio.
And at last, a few informal pictures of this artistic, hilarious, loving duo:
Cheers, certainly! You two are so inspiring… could this undertaking go on for years and years to come back! Thanks a lot to Sirli for sharing her story with us; because of Storyblocks for supporting but one other episode; and naturally, thank YOU for listening. There can be a brand new episode of ART FOR YOUR EAR in two weeks.
- Sirli’s website
- Sirli on Instagram
- Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
- Estonian Museum of Images