"Bouquet, fromGeometry of Echos, 2005"
Joséphine Sacabo was born in Laredo, Texas. She was educated at Bard College in New York City and now works and lives in New Orleans.
Subjective and introspective figurative photographs influenced by the poetry and literature of Rilke, Baudelaire, Pedro Salinas, Vicente Hurdobro, and Juan Rulfo. In many of her images, she explores her Latin roots.
Most Popular Images:
"Susana San Juan", "La Mano", "El Final", "Susana y la Muerte,"
"Plates from Une Femme Habitée".
Did you know ... ?
Until 2005, Joséphine worked almost exclusively with one model, Jacqueline Miró.
She was also an actress before she became a photographer. She speaks fluent French, Spanish, and English.
"Poetry and photography are both a task of distillation, a way to bring the complexities of the world down to one perfect image."
20" x 24" Toned Silver Gelatin (occasionally 30"x 40").
How many photographs exist?
She works in a limited edition of 25-30 photographs of each image plus artist proofs.
How are the photographs printed and signed?
Her process is marked as a trade secret. She usually signs "au verso" (on the back) in pencil; for some of her series, she also titles and numbers the photograph "au recto" (on the front).
There are several vintage photographs available.
The Geometry of Echos Ophelia's Garden Nocturnes
Tropics of Memory Lessons from the Shadows Los Heraldos Negros
El Mundo Inalcanzable de Susana San Juan Une Femme Habitée
Cuerpo Pensado Anima Sola Nocturnes.
Books - In Print (order yours now!):
Une Femme Habitée, out-of-print. Hardcover.
Pedro Páramo. Signed. Hardcover.
A Gallery for Fine Photography sells images from all of Joséphine's portfolios.
"El Final" from the series El Mundo Inalcanzable de Susana San Juan.