At Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam 2013, Paradise Row will be displaying a solo presentation of work by Indrė Šerpytytė.
Indrė Šerpytytė's work explores history and loss focusing on past events relating to her family and Lithuania. 1944 - 1991, her most recent body of work focuses on the anti-Soviet resistance in Lithuania. Šerpytytė visited the country and captured images of houses belonging to Soviet state agencies namely the NKVD, NKGB, MVD, MGB. Using the basis of this for her new work, she transformed these images into beautiful photographic documents In these images, these houses become lifeless and sealed, seemingly revealing nothing and inscribed with a quality of placelessness.
Indrė Šerpytytė (b.1983) graduated with a first-class BA (Hons) degree in Photography at the University of Brighton (2006) and received her MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art (2009) in London, where she lives now. Her work is represented in public and private collections, including the Victoria & Albert museum . She is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Media Museum Bursary (2009), the Hoopers Gallery prize, Metro Imaging prize, Jerwood Photography award winner (2006), the Fujifilm Distinction Award and the Terry O'Neill Award. Her work has been published and exhibited widely with recent shows at the Photographer's gallery and the Victoria and Albert museum in London.