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The Unpublished Photographs of Embla Svennson

What one can say about Embla Svennson is much the same as what one can say about absence. What is seen is what is missing. In Embla’s photograph of a room, empty except for a chair and a table, one sees the photographer, off frame holding the camera on the scarcity and solitude of her life. The aesthetic of exception characterizes Embla’s work and is the reason that so little of it survives.

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