“The photograph, its two-dimensional plane and its insistence to be read almost always at a fraction of scale conflate the notion of environment and atmosphere”.
Nicolas Polli: Ferox Archives Disputes and Dis-Belief
"According to the authors of the study of the Feroxite Meteorites, the material was collated and complied hesitantly in June of 1944 by a Swiss and German Scientific duo (of accidental meeting and of very dubious time frame-June of 44- signalling the end of the war and doubtful scientific...
Thomas Demand: The Complete De/con/struction of Our Paper Realities
"It is this sand-blasted speculation or rather en-spectralization, the ghosting and subsequent miasma of capitalism as it exists in the economy of images that we regard as relative at the very least-namely the aptitude to regard photography if not truth, certainly as plausibly disagreeable in a shared system of...
Mark Ruwedel: Transcendental Plates; Ouarzazate
"They become meditative plates in which the living continue with all their baggage to be stopped and given a reflexive moment in which to breath out".
Matthew Genitempo: The New Rurality
"Instead, we are given room to ponder the possibility of the magnificent rurality that exists in wide acreage across America unfettered by the charms of free-range, gluten free, soulless vegan cafes and their elite black metal-listening clientele who wander through their doors to write tracts on their apple laptops...
Mark Steinmetz: Long Days Well-Spent in the Comfort of Others
"I tell myself that I am a limitless being until I realize my left shoe is untied and I sit on the curb to attend to its misshapen spaghetti-form of inconsequential circumstance. What point these shoes"?
Janet Delaney: Public Life Matters
"The current political narrative that paints immigrants as invaders has been a part of our national conversation for a long time. I want people to be reminded that there is a long and deep history of immigration that forms the basis of our country’s strength."
Music, Creativity, and Complex Ecstasy: An Interview with Michael Schmelling
"You can look at it as music photography, of course, but it’s really about the creative act.”
Photobooks 2018: A Conversation + with Gabriela Cendoya-Bergareche
"The “focus” is very eclectic as are my tastes. They are always changing and have been enlarging these past years. The collection has been very contemporary-based from the start and that is still true". -GCB
Jan Mammey: Pieces of a Hole
"It is not just the stitched building that become hidden, but also the remnants of architecture that in turn become strange shrines populating a city-disused and unserviceable pieces of utilitarian function that have not been ordered into exile…"