Self-portraits with men

République Tchèque


What would it be like if I had been born in another place, differently, to different people? What would I be like today ? What would my life be like ?
For me, photography is a means of communication not only with myself but also a means by which I talk to people, ask questions, offer answers, respond, feel, experience, and am active. For me, photography is a way of searching.
The first photographs from the Self-portraits series were made with people from my surroundings, with women who attracted me in some way, by their appearances, their lives, their behaviour, or their views. Later, I made self-portraits with men and families. I am interested in their ways of life, their values.

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About the artist

DITA PEPE is born in 1973 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. She lives in the Beskydy Mountains. In 2003 she graduated from the Silesian University in Opava. Dita is holder of several Czech and international awards and has received a Czech Culture Ministry and Museum of Czech Literature award.