By logging into an online chatroom, Julien Mignot discovers a digital world occupied by a spectrum of sexual identities and uninhibited displays of desire
Fascinated by voyeurism, Julien Mignot’s (b. 1981, France) practice is informed by his position as one of the most in-demand French portrait photographers. In the era of globalised exhibitionism, Mignot explores digital platforms dedicated to pornographic content, revelling personal stories behind the pixels. Screen Love - his latest series - is an examination of fetishists, bondage, erotic games, divulging a hidden world of uninhibited desire. Charcoal prints and blurred focus imbues his work with a softness which contrasts with the sordid, raw subject matter. Human life on the peripheries, experienced through universal themes of love, loss and sex, is Mignot’s centrefold.
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