Do robots dream of Black Phillip? Do artists dream in data? Does a spectre haunt the algorithm? In a world in which we are reduced to bytes, blips, glitch and transmission, we begin to consider where the mapping of our reality in images begins. Our photographic lives are now dominated by the urgency […]
Discover what inspires and motivates one of the modern masters of photography, Canadian Jeff Wall, who here discusses a selection of his impressive photographs and their often meticulous compositions.
Inspired by some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma (Myanmar), Ruff’s series, ‘Tripe | Ruff’, commissioned by the V&A, reimagines a set of 1850s architectural and topographical images by British Army Captain and photographer Linnaeus Tripe. Encompassing over twenty prints, ‘Tripe | Ruff’ is the latest series in Ruff’s 35-year investigation into the […]
Thomas Ruff continually challenges the processes, techniques and concepts of photography, frequently editing and manipulating images made by others in order to re-imagine their possibilities. Victoria and Albert Museum traveled to Ruff’s studio in Dusseldorf to meet the artist, and find out more about this working methods, inspiration – and how his art has evolved. […]
“Whenever I find I repeat myself, I look ahead in a new direction.” — Stephen Shore Photographer Stephen Shore wants his pictures to feel as natural as speaking. In this gallery tour, Shore reflects on his six-decade long career—from his early work taking pictures in Andy Warhol’s Factory to road trips across America. “Stephen Shore” […]
Driven by an interest and insight into ‘the way that the world is constituted’, as well as what he describes as ‘the pure joy of seeing’, Gursky makes photographs that are not just depictions of places or situations, but reflections on the nature of image-making and the limits of human perception. Often taken from a […]
Wolfgang Tillmans, Rebuilding the Future 26 October 2018 – 17 February 2019 More Information: http://www.imma.ie/en/page_237287.htm Wolfgang Tillmans (b. 1968, Remscheid, Germany) is one of the most accomplished and widely celebrated artists working today, recognised for major contributions to the development of contemporary photography in terms of subject matter, production, scale, presentation and methodology. Tillmans’ relationship […]
Tate Modern spends the day with artist Wolfgang Tillmans in his Berlin studio as he prepares for his Tate Modern exhibition. German-born, international in outlook and exhibited around the world, Wolfgang Tillmans spent many years in the UK and is currently based in Berlin. In 2000, he was the first photographer and first non-British artist […]
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.
On ‘Gathered Leaves’ at the Media Space, Science Museum