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Silver/Sister has resolved Elder’s obsession with photographing her younger sister. Silver gelatine fibre prints reveal an exploration of their evolving relationship, overshadowed by bipolar disorder. Her camera became a tool to unite them; dissecting their similarities from their differences while discovering the duality in their roles as individuals, a family unit, and subjects of wavering mental health and aging bodies. Black and white are silver.

The Globe and Mail  Letter from the Editor  25 June 2008  
http: //www.theglobeandmail.com/breakdown/action (pdf article)
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Limited-edition photographs 5”x4” to 18”x21”
Emily Elder





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