See Through


Artist Helga Steppan audited all of her personal belongings and divided them into a full spectrum of color groupings.

Helga Steppan is a Swedish artist that graduated from Royal College of Art in London, 2004. She works using photography in combination with installation, moving-image and elements of performance.

In the series ‘See Through’ for which Steppan audited all of her belongings and divided them into a full spectrum of different colour groupings to photograph: White, Black, Yellow, Red, Miscellaneous, Blue, Orange, Green, Pink, Grey, Purple, and Brown.

The final images are visually seductive and ask the viewer to consider whether they can discover the artist’s persona reflected in the meticulously constructed installations of her material possessions.

The series ‘See Through’ is accompanied by lists written by the artist, ‘Things I forgot’, 2004,
one for each of the different colour objects photographed.


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