DescriptionWilliamsburg 5 is a contemporary urban color photograph by Susan Daboll. Daboll makes use of the borough's bold lines and colours to craft a thoughtful composition.
Artist Susan Daboll was born in South Weymouth, Massachusetts, grew up in Niantic, Connecticut. After studying printmaking and photography at Syracuse University, she moved to New York, where she graduated from the International Center for Photography/ New York University Master’s program. For more than a decade, she taught photography at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.
While running her own printing studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Daboll began experimenting with mural-size images and techniques. In the early ‘90’s, she earned acclaim for large-scale black and white photographs of the female form that were investigations into sexuality, mythology, and religion.