I make life-size cardboard cutouts (often self-portraits) and re-photograph them out in the world. I do not use any digital manipulation to composite the pictures. I make the cutouts by hand and re-photograph them in a specific location or situation using a view camera. While the pictures are direct documents, their space appears collaged and altered, often resembling an image from the early days of photoshop.
Reka Reisinger was born in 1981 in Budapest, Hungary. Reka attended Bard College and received her M.F.A. in photography from the Yale University School of Art. Currently, she lives in New York and in Hungary, where she is making a documentary about a wedding band.
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