Photographer Interviews

Two-Minute Interview: Cig Harvey on “The Goldfinch,” and on Finding vs. Constructing Images

June 23, 2015

By Interview Conor Risch

Whether set up or found, preconceived or in-the-moment, Cig Harvey’s images evoke a sense of mystery and wonder, and often involve human interaction with the natural world. Her new semi-autobiographical book, Gardening At Night (Schilt), includes the above image, “The Goldfinch,” which she made in Russia, in 2014. Harvey traveled to St. Petersburg to make photographs, and came away with...

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