‘to take a photograph is to participate in another persons mortality, vulnerability, mutability.  Precisely by slicing out this moment & freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt’.  Susan Sontag.


Susan Sontag was an American writer and filmaker, professor, literary icon and political activist.  Particularly active in writing and speaking out, producing some of the most provocative essays of our time.

She was born in 1933 in NYC and died in NYC in 2004 aged 71.

Partner of Annie Leibovitz.

Photo courtesy of MoMA.

Photo courtesy of MoMA.