Indré Urbonaité (1986-1986)

Untitled 11 (from the series 'State of Shame')

Indré Urbonaité (1986-1986)

Untitled 11 (from the series 'State of Shame')

2017 | vinyl on Dibond | 210 × 75 cm

Indrė Urbonaitė’s State of Shame series explores the relationship between crime suspects, photographers and public shaming.

In countries where ‘innocent until proven guilty’ is not the norm, the media often parade a suspect’s portrait before and during the trial. In this work, Urbonaitė has isolated an image that she found of one such suspect. By removing its context, she hopes to make the subject anonymous.


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