Daido Moriyama Photographs Rebellion, Deconstructs Himself

Photographer Daido Moriyama reflects on the rebellious youth culture of late 1960s Japan, a period when he and his colleagues were working on the avant-garde photography magazine Provoke (1968–69). He discusses his attempt to deconstruct the medium in his series Shashin yo sayonara (Farewell Photography) (1972), though it ultimately deconstructed him.

Bruce in China (2018)

A conversation with awarded Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden about life, China, culture and, obviously, photography. Shot during Magnum & Daken Art workshop in Shenzhen, China. This film was commissioned and produced by Daken Art & Magnum. Script, filmed and edited by Ivan Abreu    

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Saul Leiter – “In No Great Hurry” (Trailer) (2014)

Trailer for the forthcoming documentary In No Great Hurry – 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter. innnogreathurry.com @innogreathurry “I believe there is such a thing as a search for beauty’ Saul Leiter could have been lauded as the great the pioneer of colour photography, but was never driven by the lure of success. Instead he […]

Tom Wood – “What Do Artists Do All Day” (2014)

Profile of acclaimed photographer Tom Wood. Tom has taken photographs almost every day for the past 40 years, mainly around the streets, workplaces and nightspots of Merseyside. Hugely respected in the photography world, his work is a unique record of British working class life and in recent years he has gained increasing recognition. In summer […]

Bruce Gilden – “Detroit: The Troubled City” (2009)

By Bruce Gilden My work on foreclosed homes in Detroit has actually been a continuation of a project that started in Fort Myers, Florida in September 2008. For me the major concentration of the work is on the houses or what’s left of the houses. I chose to photograph them mostly straight on like my […]

Daido Moriyama – “Reaching Out the Senses” (2012)

Daido Moriyama first came to prominence in the mid-1960s with his gritty depictions of Japanese urban life. His intense and intimate approach often incorporates high contrast, graininess, and tilted vantages to convey the fragmentary nature of modern realities. Born in Ikeda, Osaka, Daido Moriyama first trained in graphic design before taking up photography. Moving to […]

New Frontiers with Doug Rickard and Joshua Chuang (2013)

Artist talk with Doug Rickard and Yale curator Joshua Chuang. The Photographic Universe II brings together a range of leading practitioners, scientists, theoreticians, historians, and philosophers to consider and reflect on current discussions in photography at a pivotal moment in its history. The unique format of the conference will consist of one-on-one conversations between two […]

William Klein – Tate Shots – ‘In Pictures’ (2012)

An exclusive Tate video interview with photographer William Klein and a first-ever glimpse behind the scenes at his Paris studio. ‘Almost everything is coincidence and luck and chance.’ William Klein is one of the twentieth century’s most important photographers and film-makers and in this interview for Tate Media, he discusses his experience photographing on the […]

Joel Meyerowitz – “Portrait” (2012)

  An award-winning street photographer who has been creating memorable images in the great photojournalistic tradition since 1962, Joel Meyerowitz pioneered the use of color in this slice of life genre, and his classic book on Cape Cod, “Cape Light” was instrumental in changing the prevailing dismissive attitudes toward color photography. Within a few days […]