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LisaLove Bäckman is a photo-artist based in Skellefteå who mainly works with self-portraits. She values the creative process highly since the creative work itself gives great meaning. In this project, LisaLove has created images of children who have had the opportunity to choose among different accessories. The hope has been to, through photo, capture the often playful mind of children, but also the authority and poise that children can possess.
The Stenbecks Stiftelse has based its work on the idea that children, youths, and adults should experience autonomy and power. In this photo series, the artist has captured playfulness and strength. The children have combined expressions in their outfits and presents themselves in our meeting on their own premises. The images show children's joy, seriousness, vulnerability, and power. The purpose of this photo series is the emphasize children's presence. The children themselves have created their expression through play and been portrayed in a way that is neither the typical photo on a mother's desk nor documentary depiction, challenging the way we meet children in images.