Olivier Pin-Fat: An Inhospitable Sea Bed of Forgetfulness

“the dormant colossus of implicated spectral doctrines, and of theologies mistaken for technologies and of an aural sensationalism we were once accustomed to questioning has been lost, like so many transatlantic cables to the sea bed of time and forgetfulness”

Los Angeles Plays Itself: Anthony Hernandez at SFMOMA

“No, Anthony Hernandez’ sober look at his hometown reminds us that Los Angeles is not the most photographed city in the world, but rather, one of the most culturally, economically and racially divided places in America.” It often said that Los Angeles is the most photographed city on earth. It’s not true. It is also […]

Cucurrucucu: Considering the Crime

“Perhaps it is a fantasy that one could wield power over the representation of death by its abstracted nature? Is this not a dangerous game to play god over the image of death?”

Clare Strand: I love Clare, I Hate Snake Too

“It is not wasted on me that photography and art in general is ceaseless in its need to supply novelty that masquerades as artistic genius for the sake of entertainment on the part of the audience”

Iris van der Zee: Violence is an Art Form

“When is an artwork finished? Are the World Trade Centers only finished when the planes sink into their steel bellies? Can we assume Babylon’s work at an end when pneumatic drill erases their façade?” We spend long hours illustrating our human form. We seek a representation of ideals and we look backwards over the canons […]