“(Nadav Kander) has made images of divination from a callous disregard of human life.”
“Many photographers focus on capturing their loved ones, but it is difficult to give such portraits a universal dimension so as to be interesting to a larger audience than the immediate circle of friends and family”. By Karin Bareman, ASX The first image in Maude Schuyler Clay’s Mississippi History that mildly piqued my interest is […]
“Here he has collected thieves and murderers, but mostly thieves. Los Ladrones. Sticky fingers”. Mexican Crime Photographs from the archive of Stefan Ruiz With dry and flaking fingers, the man combs over the contents of a shoe box full of rusty paperclips and tattered and some odorous pieces of paper featuring young men, so many […]
”Its tick-box approach to images, the title, the cover, the text within capitalize on the “rough” Ugandan nightlife and seems very much directed at a Deutsche Bourse Prize/ Magnum/ Western White latte audience.” I usually start most of my reviews with a literary metaphor. I feel to do so is to examine the book in […]
You see kids… smoking and ingenuity continue to cross paths and it is our duty to consider not only the goat but also the legend of Chase England’s “Alive with Pleasure”.
Julie Van Der Vaart’s “Dusk” is a shrouded piece of photographic investigation into nocturnal unreason where silver nitrate meets the dim slow hum of dull bulbs or flickering candles at best.
These event headlines are embedded in this single image, now symbolic of defiance against the brute force of state power. It is both the beginning and the end – the beginning the event evokes and an end that stops at the image and caption. The news image of global importance is the both the beginning […]
Estelle Hanania is what I would consider a sort of phenomenological anthropological photographer. When I say this, I mean to consider her an anthropologist with a camera interested in regarding a marginal culture shifts rather than a quotidian and beleaguered photographer attempting to secure an interesting topic. Do we always disappear? Does custom evade […]
“These dreams were a product of the IV missing the vein repeatedly and causing a beautiful shade of crimson, blues, fading to yellow just under the parchment-like encasement”. There would always be consequences to these observations. The longer days when their skin dried out and flaked off to the pavement before being carried away by […]
Images that travel; images for hire. The postmarking of images. The weathering and creasing defamation, which detracts the value of a post-card is insipid as to its method of its perceived “correct” representation or is it?
Thatcher was out, the false promises of Blair’s lying and callous maw was in. The 80’s and 90’s were different.
“The House Project” by Roger Ballen and Didi Bozzini with Oodee publisher is by far the best Roger Ballen Book I have seen.