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When I was a young girl, I watched a lot of movies. While men were portrayed as virile,
sexy women were referred to as Real Tomatoes. Marilyn Monroe was often referred to as a Tomato.
I decided that when I grew up, I wanted to be a Real Tomato so much that I ate tomatoes every day. This ritual has continued into my adult life. A man could not call a woman a Tomato today without controversy.
However, I still fantasize about being the fruit that Hollywood desired.

Maggie Steber’s written response to
Walking Tomato by Laurie Simmons [overleaf]

Jocelyn Lee is represented by Pace MacGill Gallery, New York and Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam.
Jennifer Greenburg  Associate Professor of Photography at Indiana University Northwest. She holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the University of Chicago.

Hanna Mattes photographs from ‘Encounters’ are strange visionary pictures that lie somewhere between drug induced hallucinations and the history of spirit photography

Katharina Bosse was born in Turku, Finland in 1968 and grew up in Kirchzarten, Germany. After living in New York from the mid-90s for almost a decade, she moved back to Germany in 2003, making art, raising children and teaching as professor for photography in Bielefeld, Germany.
Paula Winkler is a Berlin based photographer. In her work she likes to switch the traditional roles of female subject and male artist and explores the male nude.

Lilly Urbat studied Visual Communication and Fotografie at Akademie der Bildenden Künste at Klasse Teller in Nuremberg.

Katya Abedian is a South-African Iranian film director and photographer whose works are driven by a passion to shed light on stories of the human spirit and the power of resilience.

Bex Day (b. 1992) is a self-taught female fashion and documentary British photographer born in London. Bex’s images are often raw, confrontational, and controversial; hyper-detailed, sharp and striking views of alternative and utterly legitimate forms of normality.

Claudia Holzinger works intuitively and across disciplines to create expansive installations in which photography always acts as the main narrative.
Jessica Barthel went to school in Germany and Peru. After studying Fine Arts Photography at Parsons she continued her Social Research and Visual Documentary Studies in India. After living in Buenos Aires for a long term project, she has been assisting for the New York Times in 2013 and is now working and traveling in between New York and Berlin.

Caro Siegl is a visual artist and fashion photographer based in Berlin. Aesthetically and narratively drawing inspiration from central European folklore and the Classical era her work explores the raw human form nature itself and the tension and harmonies that the combined sources catalyse
Oriana Layendecker is a fashion and beauty photographer based in New York.

Haley Morris-Cafiero explores the act of reflection in her photography. Morris-Cafiero’s photographs have been widely exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad and have been featured in numerous newspapers magazines and online including Le Monde, New York Magazine and Salon.

Maggie Steber has worked in 64 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo Foundation, the Overseas Press Club, Pictures of the Year, the Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from the University of Missouri, the Alicia Patterson and Ernst Haas Grants, and a Knight Foundation grant for the New American Newspaper project.

Marzena Skubatz is interested in the identity of places.
Her work revolves around the "sense of place", which she often translates into pictures that oscillate between outer and inner landscapes.

Kirsten Becken describes her work as a constant search for the otherworldly moment. She immerses into her counterpart with empathy and sensitivity and wants to touch the viewer with her work. Her approach is based on overcoming distance, to observe without prejudice, and in this way to show the disturbing beauty of our world.

Nora Lowinsky is a New York based self taught film photographer and darkroom printmaker. She gravitates towards the female subject and nature. Her work explores feminine identity and energy. The photographs she creates are spontaneous dreamscapes, inspired by the intimate connection she develops with her subject in the moment. Her first large scale exhibition was Feminine Architecture, a guerilla style two woman photography show with the artist Haley Golden above a liquor store in Oakland, California.

Veronika Faustmann lives and works in Dublin and Hamburg. Her photography is focused on fashion, beauty and lifestyle photography. She loves to capture the aesthetics of the moment, simple things.

Qiana Mestrich is a photographer, writer digital marketer and mother living and working in Brooklyn NY. In 2007 Mestrich founded the blog Dodge & Burn: Decolonizing Photography History. Featuring interviews with and profiles of photographers of color the blog advocates for a more inclusive version of photography history featuring contributions to the medium by and about underrepresented cultures. Mestrich is currently writing a book based on the blog to be published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

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