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Dirk H. Wilms

b.1966

German photographer and visual artist whose work consists exclusively of photographic self-portraits. He explores themes of mortality, sexuality and identity, isolation, rejection and stigmatization. He first came to public recognition with his series A Kind Of Absence that is concerned with his identity as a gay man living with HIV and AIDS.