Who knows what the future holds for these two little girls. Both scared but curious, they have no idea where they are going, so are simply waiting for their future to unfold. The steamy atmosphere adds a sense of mystery and uncertainty. We have one girl staring directly at us and we know she is strong, she will be able to take on what lies ahead. Her sister looks downwards, perhaps at a passer by, lost in her own little world, taking some time out before reality strikes.
Shemara's photographic series of child portraits, that she has created as part of the Awesome collection, is made up of four images of children at train stations.
About the artist
Shemara (1985, The Netherlands) is a young and brilliant photographer based in Rotterdam.
Are you tired of seeing photographs of children wearing funny costumes, having pillow fights, or constantly smiling for the camera? Well, Shemara loves to portray kids in her photographs, but she is not that kind of artist. Her child models are depicted in imaginative, cinematic sceneries, but at the same time look very much alive, as if they could speak. Their expressions are adult, their emotions are...
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