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One senses the photographer’s keen eye for detail and symbolism as her subjects perform dramatically for the viewer, or pose against a backdrop, Speers’ dramatic set-ups are reminiscent of the early touring circus shows where peering voyeuristically into another world touched on all the senses. Speers met and photographed all her subjects in Paris.
‘Paris is one of those cities where people can express themselves as they like, and no-one bats an eye-lid. It’s easy to be inspired here.’