From Alyssa Goodman’s review of Jess T. Dugan’s exhibition “Look at you like you love me” for Photograph Magazine:

Dugan’s work has long been an exercise in queer representation, and their subjects exist on a spectrum of gender and sexual identity. In these images of individuals and couples, Dugan creates a sense of intimacy between the viewer and subject. Influenced early on by portrait photographers including Catherine Opie, Dugan suggests that presenting oneself, unedited, in front of the camera can be a radical act. “I want to tell you things; I want you to know my story,” Dugan writes in the exhibition’s wall text. “There is so much I can’t say in my photographs, though it’s all there, just below the surface, if you know what to look for.”

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