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Disconcerting Portraits by Joanne Leah

Joanne Leah is a mysterious photographer from Brooklyn who takes unnerving photographs with erotic elements that simultaneously attract and repulse the viewer. Her latest series, "Acid Mass," features a variety of models wearing highly stylized accessories. Posing in front of solid-colored studio backgrounds that match their outfits, the models' bodies function more like design elements than fully fledged characters. With their faces often obscured, their body shapes interact with Leah's surreal props in often disturbing ways.

Joanne Leah is a mysterious photographer from Brooklyn who takes unnerving photographs with erotic elements that simultaneously attract and repulse the viewer. Her latest series, “Acid Mass,” features a variety of models wearing highly stylized accessories. Posing in front of solid-colored studio backgrounds that match their outfits, the models’ bodies function more like design elements than fully fledged characters. With their faces often obscured, their body shapes interact with Leah’s surreal props in often disturbing ways.

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