The Photo Issue 2016

A Young Photographer's Intimate, Narrative Self-Portraiture

Hobbes Ginsberg's bizarrely beautiful still-life photography features cigarette stubs, oranges, an onion, and candy wrappers.

by Hobbes Ginsberg
29 August 2016, 12:00am

This story appeared in the August issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.

Photographer, filmmaker, and artist Hobbes Ginsberg is best known for her probing, confessional, and deeply communicative self-portraiture. Her photos often feature bright colors, and bizarrely beautiful still lives assembled from unlikely elements—one included cigarette stubs, oranges, an onion, and candy wrappers, among other things.