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#3 Alexander Coggin

American Photographer Alexander Coggin has an extraordinary eye for the unusual, the unexpected and the unlikely. A trained actor, his theatrical education influences his image-making – championing character and blurring the space between perception and reality. 
 

“We all have within us the capability to make work that is very specific to our value systems, our upbringing, our visual references, our interests and desires, and if you really pay attention to yourself, you will make work that looks like nobody else’s.”
 

Alexander Coggin talks to Gem Fletcher about his autodidactic pathway to photography and the importance of authorship.

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