WAR PHOTOGRAPHY

Explore the latest war photography. Erik Kessels: SHIT and Empty InfantilismReal Nazis: Trauma is the Trigger, but When?9 Days – From My Window in AleppoAleppo Drone Footage (2016)

Erik Kessels: SHIT and Empty Infantilism

“I think that this is an argument that needs definition and that in doing so, following it up with the above analysis mentioning of colluding Nazis to the smell of shit and gay activity to the Nazi and his shitting, we are reducing gay men to shit smelling Nazis whose sexuality is thus limited and demonized incorrectly”

Loops and Voids: A Perspective on Michael Schmidt’s Berlin Nach 1945

“Though the clues to what could be considered “absent” “voided” or “gone” are not to be entirely championed nor ignored, the work follows a circular format. It is an examination of place and home and the subject’s way of seeing the familiar and unfamiliar at the same time. This inquiry of Schmidt’s is adept if not deftly demonstrative.”

Real Nazis: Trauma is the Trigger, but When?

“It is also to remind people that the condition of “evil” or trauma exists only in the post-event and that we do not recognize, as Arendt mentions, the force of its implication while it is being formulated”

Bare Life, Bare Tech: Richard Mosse’s Incoming

“Agamben’s ‘bare life’ is visualized through the refugees and migrants, desperate lives in search of a better future and for us, a potential vision of a dystopia where the extreme polarity between those of us inside and those outside is distinctly highlighted.”

9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo

Winner of the European Short Film Award at the European Film Awards. In August 2012, Syrian photographer Issa Touma awoke to the dawn of the rebel uprising in the city of Aleppo. He spent the next nine days holed up in his apartment, filming the emerging civil war outside.

What a 1980’s Tension Memory Looks Like

@ Brad Feuerhelm   “That is just the impatient me waiting for my own teeth to fall out as I doubt I will ever find the bouffant that defines me”.   I stood sifting through the remnants of somebody else’s life, the precipice correlated somewhere between the footnote of commerce and an inability to understand […]

Aleppo Drone Footage (2016)

Drone footage shows the devastated buildings of east Aleppo, Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) announced it had succeeded in pushing the opposition fighters out of the remaining neighbourhood.

Wim Wenders: A Speech for James Nachtwey

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 […]