by Amy Marjoram from Excerpt Magazine in New Photography on Wednesday 29 February 2012

There is both pride and humiliation in many acts, from doing the splits to posing for a passport photo. Unable to objectively see ourselves, we are reliant on our naive confidence to ‘bring it’. Yvonne Todd’s latest series, Seahorsel, continues to twist and trample the contradiction to ‘act natural’. With Seahorsel, Todd’s highly inspectable large format photographs bring a disarming clarity to acts like prancing with seaweed.
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