Emily Monforte is a queer photographer based in Los Angeles. They graduated from Wesleyan University in 2018 with a dual degree in Photography and Sociology. Emily’s photographs have been featured in The Los Angeles Times, British Journal of Photography, Pomegranate Press, The New York Times, W Magazine, i-D Italy, Aint-Bad, AnOther Magazine, Patti People, Pique Magazine, Anywhere Blvd, Nowhere Diary, Life Framer, and Stop.gap Journal. They have exhibited with Palm Studios, Pomegranate Press, Cluster London, Stoa Collective. Fantasizing about strangers’ lives – what they choose to hang on the walls, leave a mess, pick out to wear when hosting new guests — has driven Emily's image-making practice of the past six years. Emily infuses their own curiosities and desires about their subjects through meticulously controlling the clothing, facial expression, bodily position and spatial arrangement to create their fantasized vision.
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