“One should not assume that the “error” of the apparatus is simply a program waiting to occur”
A Young Man in Curlers at Home on West 20th Street (N.Y.C. 1966) Arbus uses a strong flash to create a high-contrast photograph in “A Young Man in Curlers at Home on West 20th Street,” which is representative of the strong, conflicting ideologies of Americans in the 1960s. The man’s face is stark white compared […]
Each image still serves as a living testament of sorts, but as winter approaches, I fear they will begin to form colonies of graves, for which, I have no answers.
“These photographs are clearly fixed facts of the real world impartially recorded by the camera, but they are something more as well.”
Now, it’s hard to defend yourself if you are in possession of the ‘white privilege’, as I am…
There are no names, just awkward glue marks and yellowing tape- completing a metaphor for the supine bodies within.
Let’s take the thing on its own terms: a book about trendy photographic art, swaddled in equivocal definitions of magic.
from New Coast, And a Fragment of a Woman, (2013) It all happened in a second. With the rumbling of a great sound. On the next day, it was snowing, and people were freezing in cold recalling that scene… By Sunil Shah, ASX, September 2015 The story starts from greeting a woman. Recording #1 23’ […]
Daisuke Yokota’s Subversive Appreciation of Time.
Noémie Goudal’s magical realism and our language of decay.
The vast majority of this material exists in a format without physicality. These ‘documents’ that the artist collects are in effect, de-materialised. They exist in a capacity of their non-physicality. It is an archival practice of collecting where the previous mode of acquisition is lost for that of an imagined meta-collection – a collection that, […]
Knowing that she was about to die, my aunt said that she would have less regret about leaving this world if she knew she could still send letters. There was a certain burden of hearing the small metal chain swing against the glass casing of the light bulb’s pulsating dissonance. Clink, clink, the third […]