David Moore: “Pictures from the Real World” (2013)

David Moore: Colour Photographs 1987-­88 Pictures From The Real World Essay by David Chandler If the chemically charged 1960s brought new constellations of colour to the drab austerity of post‐war Britain, then British documentary photography remained that period’s more sober shadow: resolutely black and white and firmly rooted in a past, it was the serious, […]

Stephen Gill – “Best Before End” (2013)

Photographer Stephen Gill talks about his series Best Before End. The exhibition is shown in Foam from 17 May to 14 July 2013. Foam presents the first retrospective exhibition of English photographer Stephen Gill (Bristol, 1971). The Best Before End exhibition comprises a large number of series that Gill has made over the past fourteen […]

Northern England in the ’90’s – An Interview with Ken Grant (2013)

  “Growing up in the North of England I was soon conscious that by the mid 1970s that any wave of joy that had arrived with the evolving beat music of the 1960 had been tempered by sharp recessions (although we never called them that)…”   By Benjamin Tree, ASX UK, March 2013 The Format […]

Juergen Teller – “Woo!” at ICA (2013)

“It is overwhelming realizing just how extremely influential Teller has been for fashion photography of today when seeing the seemingly endless amount of raw, rough, and ready skinny naked girls looking at you in a confront fierce manner.” Juergen Teller, ‘Woo!’, 23 January 2013 – 17 March 2013, at ICA, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. […]

Jitka Hanzlová – “Retrospective” (2013)

  By Benjamin Tree, ASX UK, February 2013 Jitka Hanzlová’s first retrospective exhibition in Britain unifies eight of Hanzlová’s photographic projects via an understanding of their common concerns: that is, what place means to the individual. The exhibit begins with Rokytník, a photo-series which documents the village inhabitants of Hanzlová’s familial homeland, a place she […]

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An Interview with Raymond Moore (1981)

Workington, 1977   “I always see what is vanishing and melancholic. Images flit across the face of things and are gone.”   By Ian Jeffrey, originally published in Creative Camera magazine, March/April 1981 Ian Jeffrey: Have you ever tried to, or wanted to, take pictures which summed up a society or a place? Raymond Moore: […]

Tony Ray-Jones: Photographs of America and England (1968)

  Originally Published in Creative Camera, Issue 52, October 1968 In an era of pop commerce, and out of the gimmick-ridden world of lucrative non-art, it is refreshing to discover a photographer who – by-passing the slick ploy of self-conscious fashion cult – has an eye for What Is. His hand does not finger the […]

ASX.TV: Broomberg & Chanarin – “Broomberg & Chanarin Exhibition” (2012)

South-African photography duo Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin of Broomberg & Chanarin talk us through how they’ve had access all areas and why they are not political artists, even though their work touches on the subject. Now blacklisted in politically-sensitive territories after shooting at Chicago, a training camp built by the Israeli Defence Force, they […]