Gallery 21, Solo show, Tokyo
« Fashion photography capable of exceeding the lifetime of a monthly magazine requires a certain duplicity. This duplicity is that of the photographer who undertakes selling a product while hiding the secret ambition of creating art.
Fashion photography defines itself between the lines of this dichotomy… Some of these young photographers – and Sophie Delaporte is the most striking example – keep the evidence of a certain ambivalence between the limitations of both cultural and creative in the genre they have chosen. In 1994 I discovered Sophie Delaporte’s work and was fascinated by it. » by Martin Harrison