While Andy Summers is best known as the guitarist of The Police (1977-86), his parallel passion for photography has been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, and compiled into five books and monographs.
Mark Steinmetz turns his focus to the southern cities and towns in America. Highly regarded for his black-and-white portraits, Steinmetz is renowned for producing powerful pictures which capture the strong sense of displacement and isolation that is felt by many young Americans.
Media artist Laura Carton created the photographs in "Stripped" by downloading a variety of pornographic images from the Internet, removing the bodies and then digitally reconstructing the backgrounds from the existing evidence. What remains is the carefully constructed and over-produced fictions of domestic space, suburban melodramas, utopian ideals and fantasies.