winkler+noah: 'the puppet show'
 
winkler+noah: 'the puppet show'
may 18, 2009

winkler+noah: 'the puppet show'

beatrice, 2006 collector limited edition, hahnemuhle paper image © winker+noah

the puppet show‘ is a new photographic work by italian studio winkler+noah. 30 portraits of children aged between two to eight years old were taken and transformed into dolls by subtle retouching. the studios’ statement was ‘the best present we can give to children is to let them be children’. the project has received two international awards from the american photography of new york and has been published in the volume ‘200 best photographers worldwide’ by luerzers archive.

winkler+noah: 'the puppet show'liera, 2006 collector limited edition, hahnemuhle paper image © winker+noah

winkler+noah: 'the puppet show'lorenzo, 2008 collector limited edition, hahnemuhle paper image © winker+noah

winkler+noah: 'the puppet show'edwardo, 2008 collector limited edition, hahnemuhle paper image © winker+noahwinkler+noah: 'the puppet show'giacomo, 2008 collector limited edition, hahnemuhle paper image © winker+noahwinkler+noah: 'the puppet show'greta, 2008 collector limited edition, hahnemuhle paper image © winker+noah

  • sick

    i hate this says:
  • that’s creepy

    moosbeer says:
  • Great work. Very insightful — I love it.

    Robyn says:
  • i thinks it’s cool the effect, but creepy too!

    Leobonilla says:
  • eerie but beautiful!!

    AMS says:
  • kawaii

    P. rim says:
  • nah dats creepy.

    paul says:
  • it’s not as creepy as I had heard it would be; I almost wish they had done more with the retouching effects because after the first one I feel as if I’m just looking at normal photos of normal children. The jaw lines are very unnoticeable, but still this is a clever and creative idea.

    afton says:
  • One image alone, very strong.
    The many images together representing repetition, becomes the norm, the images loses strength…
    If the images were set within the mist of other works, such as everyday images, that would make a reference point, then it might work…

    karalla says:

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