As mother (Kirsten) and daughter (Emma) we have been working on informal art projects for many years. In 2013 we decided to create a truly collaborative photographic series. This project was realized after two trips to Iceland together.
Emma Powell’s fine art photography incorporates alternative photographic processes to illustrate fantasy narratives. Powell received her MFA in photography from Rochester Institute of Technology. Her work has been exhibited both within the United States and internationally. Powell has taught photography at the college level for over ten years, including full-time at Colorado College and Iowa State University. She has also been an instructor, leading alternative process photography workshops at Penland School of Crafts, and other educational institutions.
Kirsten Hoving is a Charles A. Dana Professor of Art History at Middlebury College. Twelve years ago, she took her first photography workshop to help her be a better scholar and teacher of photographic history and she was hooked. In between writing books and articles and teaching courses about modern art and the history of photography at Middlebury College, she makes photographs. She is co-founder of PhotoPlace Gallery.