Essays by Lorella Scacco and Michele Marie Roy
Published by Art and Theory Publishing
According to the foreword by Lorella Scacco, In her photographs and video works, Maria Friberg deals with the sociological aspects of our time by creating an interplay between beauty and ambiguity. The Swedish artists work primarily revolves about themes of power, masculinity, and mans relationship to nature. More recent works challenge preconceived notions about identity, gender, and social hierarchies. The series included in this book are often meditative, setting lone figures against empty interior or natural backdrops. Their isolation and solitude is interrupted by the presence of electronic devices, like laptops and smartphones, in a subtle commentary.