By Tom Seymour
Delicate Demons is a collaborative, ongoing project between Finnish photographers Satu Haavisto and Aino Kannisto, in which women are meticulously staged in domestic spaces.
The spaces in the photographs are tight, with a room corner in most of the scenes, compressing the viewer and the subject into an uncomfortably proximal relationship and emphasising the sense of home as a potentially oppressive place.
The women appear as mysterious characters, deep in thought. They feel heavy and complicated, physically embodying difficult emotions and experiences.
Woman on Balcony
The gaze of many of the women is strikingly intense. In one image, Woman on Balcony, her stare out …read more