Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy
A photographer finds her muse, close to home
Lissa Rivera came strongly recommended by none other than photography expert, author and educator Katrin Eismann, who is program chair of MPS Digital Photography at New York’s School of Visual Arts. When Katrin calls, you listen.
Between them, Lissa Rivera with her partner and muse, “blur the borders of masculinity and femininity… the photographs tap into deep-seated narratives about gender, desire, freedom and taboo.” For me, this lovely series is beguiling. Embracing genderqueerness, using fantasy to explore identity.