Jill Mathis' Through a Lens Darkly is a photographic meditation on the places and themes that defined Ingmar Bergman as a director. Taking her cues from certain words or terms in Bergman films--such as "religion," "desire," "chaos" and "persona"--Mathis photographed in the director's favored Swedish locales, such as Uppsala, Stockholm and the island of F r .
Jill Mathis is from San Antonio, Texas. After living in New York City for five years, four of which were spent as the full-time assistant to Ralph Gibson, she moved to Italy. This is not the first time she has entered in a dialog with another artist. At the moment she is now producing an extensive body of work based on etymology. Jill exhibits regularly in both Europe and America and her work can be found in many public and private collections, including Whitney Museum, The International Center of Photography of New York and of the Norton Museum of Art of Palm Beach, Brooklyn Museum, Columbia University, George Washington University