‘The Woman Who Never Existed’ tells the story of a fictional character visualized after reading Eleonora’s words,  an actress who only exists in front of an audience, when no one is looking she starts to disappear.

‘The Woman Who Never Existed’ was inspired by the words of the pioneering Italian actress Eleonora Duse’ as better explained by the photographer herself, Anja Niemi:

Duse was introverted and private, rarely giving interviews. She once famously told a pushy New York journalist, that ‘away from the stage I do not exist.


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