Kristien Daem has been an independent photographer, documenting art and architecture, since the 1980s. Throughout her career Kristien Daem’s work gradually evolved into a critical investigation of the medium of photography in the representation of art. She focuses on unrealized, unfinished or unfulfilled artwork from the conceptual sixties. By means of case studies she questions the originality and ownership of images and concepts by other artists. In addition, she questions her own authorship. Until recently, Kristien Daem’s photographs mostly did without people. It took the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing obligations for her to feel the urge to photograph fellow artists and people from the art world.
She lives in Brussels, Belgium.
For all inquiries please feel free to reach out to: kristien.daem[at]me.com