Loosely following the format of Desert Island Discs, this talk took place in January at London Art Fair 2014 and saw Alison choose the eight photographs she’d take with her to a desert island. She discussed the thoughts behind her choices with Stephen Bull.
Artist and film-maker Alison Jackson’s work concerns fixations with celebrity and the relationships between photographs and celebrity culture. Working across all media, Jackson has exhibited widely in galleries and museums. Her images have themselves become as much a part of popular culture as images of the real celebrities.
Image 01: Alison Jackson – Untitled, 2014
Image 02: Edgar Degas – Seated Nude, 1895
Image 04: Andy Warhol – Turquoise Marilyn, 1962
Image 06: Lady Gaga – Selfie, 2013