Interview: Andrea Stultiens & Ebifananyi

“I do not want to represent, full stop. I want to present the outcome of correspondences. And I want those outcomes of correspondences to not be final results but part of potential other correspondences.”

Kensuke Koike & Thomas Sauvin: No Cut Left to Chance

“So, when you look at these images, you have to understand the basic principal of the work, but also a sort of mythical sacred geometric ability to render form within an existing image that which has been removed with an exactitude of skill much above that which most people are able.”

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”

What a 1980’s Tension Memory Looks Like

“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 the language proliferating from the […]

Indexing the Execrable: Stefan Ruiz’s Mexican Crime Photographs

“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 […]

Melinda Gibson & Thomas Sauvin @ Unseen: “Lunar Caustic”

”Thomas sent across a very polite email, stating, ‘I am mostly interested in the surprising way you could digest such a body of material. I contacted you because I think your collages are truly spellbinding…’” By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, September 2015 Melinda Gibson has flown to China to collaborate with Beijing Silvermine mastermind Thomas Sauvin […]

An Interview with Thomas Sauvin: On Smoker’s Ettiquette and the Right to Nitrate

With Silvermine, is your determination to collect this material purely driven by geography? Or do you have a China fetish? Thomas Sauvin occupies a strange place in photography. His output is sincere, his knowledge of classic hiphop is un-fuckwittable, and his publications are highly coveted gems in the photographic book fetish world. That, and he […]

ASX.TV: Erik Kessels’ Eye (2014)

Photography: Mark Bakker Editor: Bart van den Broek Sound Recording: Erik Leek Soundmix: Hugo Dijkstal Production: Willemijn Cerutti Production VPRO: Karin Vermeulen Commissioning Editor VPRO: Barbara Truyen Producer: Frank van den Engel Written en Directed By: Simone de Vries © 2009 Zeppers Film en TV / VPRO This film was produced with support from Dutch […]