Awoiska van der Molen’s The Living Mountain

Everything is reducible to carbon. From the tip of the pencil that provides musical annotation on a score to the living forest in front of the camera. Carbon provides the means for life and all living forms bend to the will of carbon. Carbon is elemental and essential. It forms more compounds than all the […]

CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY

Explore Contemporary Photography. Monsanto’s Corporate Horror: An Interview with Mathieu AsselinGregory Halpern: “ZZYZX” This Town Could Be Anywhere2224 Kolkata: Plums Deep In Corpse FatThe Heavens are Made of Ash: Ezio D’Agostino’s NEOsChaos in the Landscape: Nico Krijno’s How to Leave Your Body BehindAn Open Letter to Felicity Hammond From Art Rotterdam/The New Unseen Explore the [...]

Bill Sullivan: Self Portrait With Mirrors

“To pass the time, many people have taken to Internet sharing services to commune with friends in chat rooms, exhibit work through virtual galleries and to sift through and curate (cause why not) their Internet presence as time allows”     There are a host of reasons why Bill Sullivan’s “Self Portrait with Mirrors” (Sun […]

Fernweh: An Interview with Teju Cole

“I proceed in conversation with the camera, with other photographs, with other photographers, I forget about what writing can do, I think about what photography can do.”

An Open Letter to Felicity Hammond From Art Rotterdam/The New Unseen

To: American Suburb X Artforum.com Theartnewspaper.com   Subject: Open letter to Felicity Hammond Amsterdam, 17-02-2020     Dear Felicity, We are Fons Hof and Johan de Bruijn, the owners of the “new” Unseen. We have read your open letter and are very sorry for the way you have been treated, more so as you are […]

Gareth McConnell: The Dream Meadow

“Though I do not believe Gareth’s aims as overly facilitating the need for politics, I cannot help but feel the naked bodies found in the work, their arms outstretched towards something greater are indicative of an aversion to the concrete matters just outside the door of wherever the Dream Meadow itself had been manufactured”.   […]

Sam Contis Dorothea Lange: Day Sleeper Then as Now and.

    History generally presents itself to the future in visual terms that signify the distance between the two points of time from its creation and its re-purposing and its re-examination. The fallacy in photographic terms of historical representation and its distribution of intent are intertwined between reason and audience over the passing of linear […]

Gaechter & Clahsen: Fünf Finger Föhn Frisur

“Images from French photographers in West Africa, Madagascar and also the Middle East, such as studies by Tancrede Dumas focused on hair as a way of defining difference”.   Of all bodily parts most associated with photography, and though I would like to think there are many, hair remains the bodily material most associated with […]

Alec Soth – Photographer (2019)

The Minnesota-based, internationally-revered photographer Alec Soth recently released his ninth book, entitled ‘I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating.’ But in the summer of 2017, less than two years before the book’s release, Alec wasn’t dreaming up plans for a new series of photographs. In fact he was doing the opposite – he was […]