Photographer Interviews

Cig Harvey: Through Mother’s Eyes

June 21, 2017

By Brienne Walsh

© Cig Harvey

Cig Harvey’s new body of work, “You An Orchestra You A Bomb,” reflects the ways her life changed after a serious car crash, and after becoming a mother.

Cig Harvey didn’t know that her new series was about the serious car crash she survived in August 2015 until she showed the photographs to a friend. “He said, ‘The accident is literally all over these,” she recalls. Harvey was psychologically scarred, but rarely ever talked about it. “We’re often the last ones to know what our work is about,”...

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