About German photographer Jessica BACKHAUS (b. 1970)
Jessica BACKHAUS studied photography and visual communications in Paris. Here she met Gisèle FREUND, who became her mentor. In 1995 her passion for photography drew her to New York City. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including the National Portrait Gallery, London, and the Martin- Gropius-Bau, Berlin. Jessica BACKHAUS is represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery in New York and The Photographers’ Gallery in London; until today she has published eight photo volumes which are highly appreciated by photo book lovers and some of which have been out of print for a long time.
Photobooks by Jessica BACKHAUS
'Jesus and the Cherries' (2005); 'What still remains' (2008), 'One Day in November' (2008); 'I wanted to see the World' (2010); 'Once, still and forever' (2012); 'Six Degrees of Freedom' (2015); 'A Trilogy' (2017); 'Far Away but Close' (2019); 'Cut Outs' (2020)