GiesenLeenders is a duophotographers Maurits Giesen and Ilse Leenders. Having worked together on joint photographic projects since 2001, Leenders and Giesen combine an impressive inventiveness with considerable technical expertise to create an utterly convincing and yet knowingly enigmatic photographic oeuvre.
The inspiration of the series Mimicry came from the uniformity of persons. People from whom the identity is missing and those who are inconspicuous in our society. Just like animals they adapt to their environment. Visually in this series it is shown by the use of similar costumes, position and gender. For the series Mimicry the primary and secondary colors has been used, so the series exist of 6 pictures.
Mimicry has been published in Eyemazing issue #2, 2004.