Class of 1998 series, 1998
published in Self Service Magazine /8
ANUSCHKA BLOMMERS and NIELS SCHUMM are a fashion photographic duo who graduated from the Rietveld Academie in 1996 and have worked together since then. Their work is nothing but unconventional and does more than just fulfill the standards of the Glossy industry. Their images constantly invite one to reconsider the tropes bound to defined traditions, whether it is that of fashion photography or that of so-called art, as demonstrated by the Class of 1998 series (1998), for which extremely young and promising models from a London agency were photographed against a blue background: professionally coiffured but often with a glint of uncertainty in their eyes.