Undergraduate Fine Arts and Design

Posted March 12, 2015
  • Mother Kyla

    (2012), archival pigment print, 32 x 40 in

Jamie Diamond featured on Hyperallergic

Undergraduate Fine Arts photography faculty, Jamie Diamond, discusses her work for Hyperallergic:

An Outsider Art Born of Fantasy

Four years ago, Jamie Diamond was looking for a realistic doll to use in her photographic series I Promise to Be a Good Mother. The project would be a performance piece in which she would act out scenes between a mother and child based on her own memories. Searching eBay, Diamond stumbled upon a trove of hyperrealistic dolls known as Reborn babies. “I purchased my first one a few weeks later and knew that I had found my next project,” she told Hyperallergic.

Read more: http://hyperallergic.com/174190/an-outsider-art-born-of-fantasy