good enough mother, 2020
pigment print on newspaper
90 x 60 cm | 35 1/2 x 23 2/3 in
Ed. 5 + 1 AP
By reproducing the established poses artists choose for their portraits, Schmale mocks these “gestures of genius.” Using a feminist and gender-focused rhetoric in her work, Schmale creates ironic gestures in her self-timer photographs, thus subverting gender identities.
Born in 1980 in Hamburg, Germany
Lives and works in Vienna