“The vernacular leads to familiarity and that, in turn, leads back to us, the viewer, as we complete the photograph with our reception. Private and public memories stumble down the rabbit hole together.”
Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was a street photographer.
Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was a street photographer. Maier worked for about forty years as a nanny, mostly in Chicago’s North Shore, pursuing photography during her spare time. She took more than 150,000 photographs during her career, primarily of the people and architecture of New York City, Chicago, and […]
This short film is dedicated to the life, work and wonderful mystery of Ms. Vivian Maier. All images and 8mm by Vivian Maier.