Hothouse dreams

For the Camera Club series, Chris Verene and a female accomplice infiltrated the world of “camera clubs,â€? groups of middle-aged photographers who lure young women into modeling nude or seminude by placing classified ads in newspapers and pretending to be professional fashion photographers. Verene posed as one of them. By positioning himself behind the men and pretending to be tinkering with his material the artist could turn his camera on his already distracted “colleagues” without arousing their suspicion.


Via and vvork. More images in google and Wendy Cooper Gallery.