I can imagine what it is to wake up in a city like Dresden the morning after being carpet bombed by Allied forces in 1945…
Thatcher was out, the false promises of Blair’s lying and callous maw was in. The 80’s and 90’s were different.
“You have to be prepared to look in the ‘low’ places in our visual culture as well as the ‘high’. You have to be a rag picker as much as a connoisseur”.
“The House Project” by Roger Ballen and Didi Bozzini with Oodee publisher is by far the best Roger Ballen Book I have seen.
“This work is about something else, something more abstract. The function of the desert and Salton Sea in Lago is more psychological than political. ” – Ron Jude
“For me I realised, in a way, within that period, ninety-eight/ninety-nine, kind of stepping back from fashion, realised what kind of a sense of power you have as a man, and what sense of power you have as a photographer.” – Juergen Teller Excerpt from an interview with the Tate, 2008 Juergen Teller: It’s a […]
“To not understand time or the chrono-contextualization of an image is to discover that our potential theories of pre-existing semiotic signifiers may be out of order”. By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, November 2015 The theory of the subject in semiotic terms, concerns itself with the concept of personal perspective in the sense that the arguments […]
What once was is now that of accouterments of a lifetime wasted in the stable of senseless mediocrity. I type trying bitterly (perhaps) to formulate the playful hypocrisies of a commanding youthful idiocy into a bittersweet doctrine of sustainable return for the elderly elite deprived of the inconsistent economy of childhoods that have been forgotten. […]
”I go to places and I have the belief that if I can photograph well, the places will educate me to things I do not know about them.”
On ‘Gathered Leaves’ at the Media Space, Science Museum
Now, it’s hard to defend yourself if you are in possession of the ‘white privilege’, as I am…
Tiane Doan Na Champassak is a machine. He works incredibly hard and is one of the busiest publishers of his work out there.