“The teens of the group had mentioned amongst themselves that Marie Kondo was probably part of the seemingly insidious discussion. Was the dispossession that the man raged about relegated to clutter or to economics? And…why should we/I/You concern ourselves with considerations of obscene boredom when the beds were allegedly burning? Not much fun in this […]
“In very broad terms, it seems that the work made in the West during the 20th century portrays a prolonged event – a disaster, you could say – that unfolded as modernity overtook the landscape and ideologies were instilled in American culture”.
Photojournalist Matt Black discusses his reporting from Guerrero, Mexico. Black explores the social landscape in Guerrero, Mexico in the aftermath of the kidnapping of the 43 students.
“(Congo) is one of the very few places in the world that has not been extensively documented.”
War is a huge, infernal industry, the largest one on this planet. It seems presumptuous for one man to attempt to stand in the way of this machinery. Once war has broken out, everything spirals out of control almost immediately, turning even the armies and the soldiers who fight in it into helpless onlookers, victims of their own […]
“To start, not all of the pictures that a photographer makes are important.” Photography as Art: The Involvement of the Photographer with His/Her Subject and Photography as Historical Evidence Transcribed February 9, 2001 Translated for ASX by Osvaldo Sanviti, 2013 Life goes on before us in a continuous flow. To freeze a fragment in an […]
Afghanistan @ Robert Knoth & Antoinette de Jong “It becomes very focused on just a few things, like religious extremism, terrorist groups, attacks, the Taliban, and Afghans beating their wives. These kinds of stories are what everyone is after.” By Paul Loomis exclusively for ASX, Interview conducted on Monday, February 11th, 2013 Antoinette De Jong […]
“I wanted to photograph in the favellas but is was dangerous for me and actually for anyone I wanted to photograph. I met two Brazilian artists, Patricia Azevedo and Murilo Godoy. We decided to give cameras out and ask people (especially children) if they would like to take pictures themselves.” In Conversation: Julian Germain […]