Krick’s series Natural Deceptions–made in collaboration with her mother and sister–explores the temptations and degradations that can be found across the spectrum of feminine identity and selfhood.
Natalie Krick (b. 1986, Portland, Oregon) currently lives in Seattle. She received her BFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts in 2008 and her MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2012. She has recently exhibited at SOIL Gallery, Seattle; Webber Represents, London; Aperture Gallery, New York; and Weinberg/Newton Gallery, Chicago. In 2015 she received an Individual Photographer’s Fellowship from the Aaron Siskind Foundation. Visit her website at nataliekrick.com.
About the Aperture Portfolio Prize
Also on show is the The 2017 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist. the purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify high-quality work by new voices in contemporary photography. When choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, Aperture’s editorial and curatorial staff look for innovative bodies of work that haven’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues.
The Portfolio Prize is open to Aperture magazine print subscribers, for more information about the prize, visit aperture.org/portfolio-prize.
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Image: Natalie Krick, Masks, 2014. Courtesy the artist.