The poster subjects show text descriptions of stock photos found under the keywords ‚Real People Ordinary‘, ‚Real People Ugliness‘ and ‚Real People_Criminal‘. Stock Photos are images that are produced in stock to flexibly illustrate various content.
They are conceived, planned, and manufactured both in order to be classified, and in order to classify. This way they participate in the selective categorization and representation of reality.
‚The decisive act, to withhold the imagery itself, provides space for our own imagination. Illustrations lacking identity are transformed into narrative complexes, which are fed from a huge range of concepts and a wide world of thought, they open a mental cinema.‘¹
1) Günther Selichar on Susanna Flocks work „Untitled“