The Intimately Anonymous Self-Portraits Of Zezn

Japanese photographer zezn explores her own identity through an ongoing series of elegant self-portraits.

Taken in black-and-white, the photographs show the photographer from the back, side or front with her face obscured by a swathe of hair. Interspersed on her Instagram channel with short GIFs and the occasional nature shot, zezn’s works are as cohesive as they are varied, capturing the movement of individual body parts: the expressiveness of hands, cascading hair, the curve of an arched back. “I photograph without a theme”, says zezn in an exclusive statement. “I strike a pose freely…”

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All images © zezn

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