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I want to look at some other photos by photographers and media artists in the style of heroin chic. This could be considered as further intertextuality, but I also think that the theme is too big to be looked over.

Juergen Teller is a German photographer, born in Erlangen in 1964. He has worked in London since 1986 after studying at Bayerische Staatslehranstalt fur Photographie in Munich, shooting for magazines such as ID, W and The Face. Teller has worked in collaboration with major fashion houses like Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs and Vivienne Westwood, and has exhibited at Le Consortium in Dijon, The Tate Modern in London, and The Museum of Modern Art in New York. He’s recognised by his style, intentionally refusing to work with traditional commercial fashion imagery:

February 1997,Chloe Sevigny,by Juergen Teller

Teller also received the Citbank Prize in 2003, and is mentioned as working in the style of heroin chic. These photos are a lot more haunting, and contain similar elements to Day’s photos of Georgina, Brixton. I can see the intertextuality a lot clearer between the media texts in this heroin chic style, perhaps a genre in its own right.

References:

February 1997,Chloe Sevigny,by Juergen Teller [online images] available from:

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