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Articles and posts related to Skeleton in the Closet, a fine art documentary about lives affected by eating disorders anorexia and bulimia.

Skeleton in the Closet in Shanghai

While in Lishui, China, a couple years ago for a show and lecture, I met Guo Jing.  She’s a photography curator, and she requested that I submit work to her some upcoming shows she was curating.  She accepted my series Skeleton in the Closet, which was already translated into Chinese a couple years prior, for…

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Skeleton Book in Yale University Library

I was happy to receive the following letter from Larissa LeClair, of the Indie Photobook Library (which collected a copy of Skeleton in the Closet): It is an honor to announce that the Indie Photobook Library has been placed at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University. The collection would not be…

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Skeleton in the Closet in Beijing

Skeleton in the Closet was featured at Photo Beijing 2016 this fall. The organizers did a stunning job of displaying the work, illuminated in a dark space. Read the stories for yourself, at www.skeletoninthecloset.net.  Or order a copy of the book on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Skeleton-Closet-Eating-Disordered-Lives/dp/1491020784

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Lishui Photo Festival 2015

What a privilege to be invited back to the Lishui Photo Festival this year.  I was invited to go previously in 2013, with 7 other American photographers (read about our adventures here).  This time I was invited on my own, to accompany my Skeleton in the Closet show, and to give a lecture. The Lishui Museum…

Publishers Weekly Interviews Author of “Skeleton in the Closet”

Publishers Weekly today posted an interview with me about Skeleton in the Closet: “The Human Condition: PW Talks with Fritz Liedtke.”  Back in March, Publishers Weekly gave the book a starred review, and included a writeup of it in their print magazine. Fritz Liedtke’s Skeleton in the Closet collects portraits of people who have suffered from eating disorders, each of the photographs…

Skeleton in the Closet Book Released

INTIMATE STORIES AND PORTRAITS REVEAL THE SECRET WORLD OF EATING DISORDERS Artist Fritz Liedtke’s new book Skeleton in the Closet culminates an 8-year project telling the stories of people struggling with anorexia and bulimia. Portland, Oregon (October 22, 2013)— Artist and photographer Fritz Liedtke has published his new book, Skeleton in the Closet: Eating Disordered…

Skeleton in the Closet Presentation at Corban University

  For many with eating disorders, the food they eat isn’t seen as nourishment, but as an obsession or poison. According to the National Institute of Mental Health and research published in leading psychiatric journals, those with anorexia, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder have higher suicide rates than any other mental condition. Newly published…

Skeleton in the Closet Book Published

  I am very pleased to announce that Skeleton in the Closet: Eating Disordered Lives has been published.  The result of many years of work, this powerful series is now available in print form in a beautiful 102-page book. Skeleton in the Closet’s intimate portraits of women and men struggling with the secrets of anorexia and…

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