Yael Malka

Yael Malka, a native New Yorker, is currently self-publishing her first photo book, with co-author, Cait Oppermann. She graduated from Pratt in May 2012 with a BFA in Photography and can now be found working in her studio in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. In the summer of 2012 Yael and Cait launched a kickstarter in order to raise funds to travel across Europe and create a photographic book of their travels. The book titled Sea Blues, is due to go to press this spring. Today we share that series.

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Untitled (Last Day), Stöckholm, 2012

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These images are from a 70-day backpacking trip across Morocco, Turkey and several countries within Europe. The photographs speak to the constant feeling of displacement and disorientation from my time traveling, yet a deep love for travel and discovery. I went on this trip with my girlfriend, who is a big part of these images. The work displays the comfort and discomfort I felt while traveling as well as my perspective on time, which became very elastic.

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Untitled (Hung), Bodrum, 2012

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Untitled (Boat to Denmark), The Ocean, 2012

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Untitled (Bed at Rest), Paris, 2012

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Untitled (Berlin Cemetery), Berlin, 2012

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Untitled (Still Life), Berlin, 2012

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Untitled (Cait), Tangier, 2012

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Untitled (Rest/less), Bodrum, 2012

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Untitled (Rorschach), Barcelona, 2012

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Untitled (Cait and Yael), Stöckholm, 2012

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Untitled (Christina), Amsterdam, 2012

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Untitled (Girls in Berlin Train Station), Berlin, 2012

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Untitled (Collapsed Perspective), Bodrum, 2012

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Untitled (Cait and Yael), Prague, 2012

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Untitled (Cait in Doorway) Prague, 2012

To view more of Yael’s work please visit her website.



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