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An enchanted trip through Bavaria with Ellen von Unwerth

Follow Ellen von Unwerth on a tantalizing tour through her childhood homeland of Bavaria. Amid stunning scenery and charming traditions, you’ll frolic in the company of the most rugged farmhands and luscious maidens, all too ready to share their love for the region, and to discard their lederhosen and dirndls.

Limited Edition, numbered and signed by Ellen von Unwerth
Ellen von Unwerth’s puckish humor pervades the pages of Heimat, an enchanted tour around Bavaria. The renowned fashion and music photographer revisits her childhood homeland to shoot a posse of gorgeous girls out for fun and adventure amid the region’s undulating fields; age-old traditions; and deep, mysterious forests.
As they happily discard their dirndls and run riot across the countryside, von Unwerth’s heroines demonstrate the attributes and attractions of the region, whether munching on pretzels, striding out across pristine pastures, or seducing lederhosen-clad farmhands (and each other). Blending old-world charm with a rebellious edge and a sly subversion of traditional gender roles, Heimat bursts with fresh, provocative eroticism, tied up with wit, laced with an abiding love for a proud and beautiful region.
Limited Collector’s Edition, numbered and signed by Ellen von Unwerth

The photographer:
Ellen von Unwerth worked as a top fashion model for 10 years, before taking up the camera and ecoming one of the world’s most in-demand fashion photographers. Her editorial work has featured in countless magazines, including Vogue, Interview, Vanity Fair and i-D, while her major advertising campaigns include Victoria’s Secret, Banana Republic, Guess, Diesel, and Chanel. In 1991 she was awarded first prize at the International Festival of Fashion Photography, and her work was featured in Archaeology of Elegance (2002) and Fashioning Fiction at MoMA/Queens (2004). Her many individual exhibitions include a one woman show at the Hamilton Gallery in London, and her photo-novella Revenge (2003) was accompanied by exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Moscow, and Beijing.

Texts by:
Mark Schulz is Head of Words at True & Good, a London-based language consultancy. He is a specialist in opulent beauty, and writes lines for reading between. A lover of the German outdoors, he met Ellen von Unwerth in the mountains.
-(Ellen von Unwerth. Heimat) –

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