"The achievement of Donald Trump, for every ugly thing he musters to his lips, for every repellent speech and every obnoxiously hypocritical move he makes is entirely endemic of the American century and its reflection in decline".
Aaron Schuman: Slant Interview
"Reading through them, I realised that the best ones seemed to create a kind of mental-image in my mind’s eye – which due to the tone of the text often took the form of a very deadpan, monotone, and even monochrome photograph of a little scene in small-town America;...
Akram Zaatari: Performing the Archive
The digital image is an image file. It has no form and is invisible until it gets interpreted and transformed by software or the internet user. In the process of being made visible it is staged or performed.
Ingvar Kenne: The Ball Interview
“A friend familiar with what I do suggested I have a look at Bachelor & Spinsters Balls - rural gatherings originally designed to overcome distance and loneliness in the bush.”
Camille Vivier: The Twist of Mythical Fantasy
"Hamilton was deeply problematic on many levels and I reference him mostly because of the blur and grain of his pre-pubescent models. That suicide was his final intervention is no large surprise. The debate on his work was over before it started".
Why Exhibit? An Interview with Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger & Iris Sikking
"In comparison to film, where a whole instrumentation is at ones disposal to gain and keep a viewer’s attention and involve him or her into an emotional state and consequently within the story, photography and how it is exhibited formed a pretty stark contrast". -IS
Stephen Gill: The Plentiful Pillar
"The camera was best invented for Schopenhauer."
Ute and Werner Mahler: Kleinstadt Keep and Kin
"Main street includes, if followed at length, an exit to a highway or the autobahn. The community center and church are the gathering points in which social conditioning and inclusion or exclusion become modes of continuity for the community".
Alec Soth: A Furious Honesty
"I know How Furiously Your Heart is Beating is not Alec Soth’s most important body of work and perhaps for no reason other than the glory of the new will my words be seen as critically negative".
Felicia Honkasalo: Objects and Ontologies
"What is held onto through a photograph, is no longer the disappearing object itself but something that appears or becomes visible in the moment of its vanishing: as it were, the last glance that it casts at us, or the last glimpse of it that we can catch."