NSFW: Nude Photographer Erica Simone Talks “Nue York” Book Launch

“Our fashion choices don’t just reflect who we are,” according to controversial photographer Erica Simone. “They segregate us into different social classes and make us self absorbed about our appearance and not personable, allowing the pieces of fabric to hide us and project our being without words.” In similar fashion NUE YORK: Self-Portraits of a Bare Urban Citizen, a six year project in which Simone eschewed the trappings of cloth and fabric to shoot a series of nudes amongst the pedestrian horde, and the beautiful grey streets of New York City. The work is being published this month by Damiani into an art book.

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