Ann Kogen is an exhibiting artist with Socorro Mucino.
Artists Statement on Reciprocity
Socorro Mucino, printmaker/photographer and Ann Kogen, photographer, first met at an art collaboration group. They combined printmaking techniques and photographic images to depict each of their stories of getting lost as children. Enthralled by a caterpillar, Socorro was inadvertently abandoned by her school group. Sent to her piano lesson alone on a bus as age 7, Ann traveled miles beyond her stop not knowing where to disembark. Both Socorro and Ann were rescued by the kindness of a stranger. Through sharing stories, ideas and techniques, they found an artistic synergy that produced these images that illustrate their stories. Were you ever lost as a child?
Artist Bio of Ann Kogen
Photographer Ann Kogen is a native of Evanston, Illinois. Her work is mostly documentary in style and she prefers to work in series. She has a diverse portfolio using various kinds of cameras: a large format Rolleiflex camera, 35mm Nikons, Holga and toy cameras, digital. Her series include street photography taken in the 1980’s, black and white portraits, hand colored images of Venice Beach in LA, color processed Postcard collages, Walls, still lives, children, ice cream cone signs, motion and movement, and international images.
© Ann Kogen