"SHOOT YOURSELF" ARTIST DOCUMENTARY by Jeffrey Louis-Reed

"SHOOT YOURSELF" ARTIST DOCUMENTARY by Jeffrey Louis-Reed

Feature length artist documentary on internationally recognised performance photographer Leena Mertanen (b.1986, Finland) out in spring 2019.

For the love of light, great music and photography.

Opening night in London, UK

All this useless beauty

All this useless beauty

Year: 2018

Series: -

So Goodbye

So Goodbye

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portaits

Untitled lament on death in E-flat minor

Untitled lament on death in E-flat minor

Year: 2018

Series: Composition Studies

Details: A.k.a “What can you say when everything you lost you loved more than keeping them as souvenirs that never belonged to you”

Not yet printed

Untitled love song about snow angels in A-major

Untitled love song about snow angels in A-major

Year: 2018

Series: Composition Studies

Details: Not yet printed

Sacred Chord in G-major

Sacred Chord in G-major

Year: 2018

Series: Composition Studies

Details: Not yet printed

Cross-border diplomatic crisis - CIA later confirmed that the Easter Bunny was NOT a terrorist. I repeat - not a terrorist.

Cross-border diplomatic crisis - CIA later confirmed that the Easter Bunny was NOT a terrorist. I repeat - not a terrorist.

Year: 2018

Series: Politically correct

Guns don't kill people. Trump kills people.

Guns don't kill people. Trump kills people.

Year: 2018

Series: Politically correct

Details: Not yet printed

Realistic Love Doll

Realistic Love Doll

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portraits

Details: Not yet printed

Untitled 43

Untitled 43

Year: 2018

Series: Silent Photos

Details: Not yet printed

Untitled 23

Untitled 23

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portraits

(Aka “The Doll Factory”)

Details: Not yet printed

Untitled 15

Untitled 15

Year: 2018

Series: Once upon a time

Details: 90 x 60 cm, chromogenic colour print from digital file mounted on Dibond aluminium, edition 5 + AP

Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe

Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Girls just wanna...

Girls just wanna...

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Fuck this shit, I'll be a stripper

Fuck this shit, I'll be a stripper

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Ursula, off the wall

Ursula, off the wall

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Elisabeth's Existential Crisis Be Like...

Elisabeth's Existential Crisis Be Like...

Year: 2018

Series: The Libido Studies

Katherine having slight image issues on PMS

Katherine having slight image issues on PMS

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Rainy Days and Mondays

Rainy Days and Mondays

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

"Buns? You want buns? Go bake your own or use your Amex, darling"

"Buns? You want buns? Go bake your own or use your Amex, darling"

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Marlene suspecting she might be a bit over-the-top for the party

Marlene suspecting she might be a bit over-the-top for the party

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Variations on Sorrow

Variations on Sorrow

Year: 2018

Series: The United Kingdom of Loneliness

Beginning to understand she has to check into Betty Ford clinic, Sylvia needed a drink

Beginning to understand she has to check into Betty Ford clinic, Sylvia needed a drink

Year: 2018

Series: The United Kingdom of Loneliness

Untitled 10

Untitled 10

Year: 2018

Series: Inglorious Bastards

Wouldn't it be nice

Wouldn't it be nice

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Libido Studies

Libido Studies

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

A Rose by Any Name

A Rose by Any Name

Year: 2018

Series: Libido Studies

Chanel Dreams 1 / 2

Chanel Dreams 1 / 2

Year: 2018

Series: Instagram

Chanel Dreams 2 / 2

Chanel Dreams 2 / 2

Year: 2018

Series: Instagram

Disappointing her parents for the second time, Baby-Lisa was all excited but Camilla refused to talk

Disappointing her parents for the second time, Baby-Lisa was all excited but Camilla refused to talk

Year: 2018

Series: The Kingdom of the Forgotten

Disappointing her parents for the first time, Baby-Lisa overheard a conversation how much they wanted a boy

Disappointing her parents for the first time, Baby-Lisa overheard a conversation how much they wanted a boy

Year: 2018

Series: The Kingdom of the Forgotten

As I watch the angels fly

As I watch the angels fly

Year: 2018

Series: Studies on beauty

Unknown groupie, 1967

Unknown groupie, 1967

Year: 2018

Series: The Kingdom of the Forgotten

In the clouds I swim, in the sea I drown

In the clouds I swim, in the sea I drown

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portraits

Loves me, loves me not

Loves me, loves me not

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portraits

Story: Dedicated to the victims of domestic violence 

Elle

Elle

Year: 2018

Series: Drug Victims

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

Year: 2018

Series: Drug Victims

Fatal wounds and heart-shaped clouds in b-flat minor 1/2

Fatal wounds and heart-shaped clouds in b-flat minor 1/2

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portraits

Fatal wounds and heart-shaped clouds in b-flat minor 2/2

Fatal wounds and heart-shaped clouds in b-flat minor 2/2

Year: 2018

Series: Self-portraits

Leena, 31

Leena, 31

Year: 2018

Series: Dating Agency

 

New love songs

New love songs

Year: 2018

Series: Truce with the furies

 

Chelsea, 4 years

Chelsea, 4 years

Year: 2018

Series: The Kingdom of the Forgotten

Synopsis: Chelsea woke up to a loud argument between her parents, so she knew what was about to happen and grabbed his big brother’s ice hockey-helmet to shield her head and run to the attic to hide.