Photographer Anja Niemi’s new photo series ‘Short Stories’ is to be premiered at Photo London from 19th to the 22nd of May and then at The Little Black Gallery from 26th of May up until 16th of June. A book of the same name will be published by Jane & Jeremy.
In ‘Short Stories’ Anja Niemi presents 140 sheets of peel-apart Polaroids in which she has worked for 12 months with a 1970s Polaroid Press camera. In an effort to work on something that would be slow to make and time consuming to look at, Niemi produced over 500 Polaroids and from them edited down and created 8 short stories containing fictional characters, objects, landscapes and interiors all in some way connected to each other.
Anja who was born in Norway in 1976, studied at London College of Printing and Parsons School of Design in Paris and NYC. She is now considered to be ‘one of the most compelling modern artists working today’ and ‘one of Europe’s most talked-about young artists’.
Niemi is exclusively represented by The Little Black Gallery who exhibited her last three critically acclaimed series: Darlene & Me (2015), Starlets (2013), and Do Not Disturb (2012). The Little Black Gallery presents Anja Niemi: Photographing In Costume in New York in March 2016. You can view all Anja's artworks here.