Charlie White exploring male self-loathing through photographic puppetry. Using a humanoid puppet he calls “complete fragility manifest in a body”. White presents human frailty through a fictional character, much as a novelist might. As Charlie White tells, his puppet, called Joshua, helps him to explore the themes of male self-image and self-loathing. White places Joshua in a series of vulnerable situations – at a cocktail party or a lover’s house – and photographs the scene. Charlie White is a photographer and filmmaker whose work has been exhibited internationally since 1999. White holds the position of Associate Professor, and is the Director of the MFA program at the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Fine Arts. Charlie White lives and works in Los Angeles California.
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