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Alex Prager

what inspired such a photographic reaction? is it something fashion influenced, or is it how you would like to see the world?

It’s really more of a peek at what’s going on inside my head. from our side of the water can you see that it looks ultra american ? are you portraying a stereotype in an ironic way? what's the objective?

The idea behind this series is that these girls are acting out their lives in a sort of melodramatic, soap opera actress kind of way. Everything they do is very serious and heartfelt, but because it's all a bit overdone, and their makeup and hair is always freshly made, the whole thing has a hint of comedy in it, or at least I think so! Yes, I’m being sort of ironic. It's one way of looking at women. do you think you could make the transition to motion pictures, or is that something you would choose to avoid?

I am curious about that. I haven’t tried anything yet, but it’s definitely something I’ve thought about. is there a autobiographical slant to these works? are they scenes from your life relived? does the work make you happier when completed, providing closure?

The pictures usually come from scenes in real life that I then exaggerate in my head. Yes, if the picture comes out well, then I’m happier when it’s completed. this can't go on forever can it? what's next for you?

I have a new series coming out in December called 'Way Out West'. I’m also working on a little project with my sister, which should come out sometime in early 2010..

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