Interview with Jaspar Bode from The Ravestijn Gallery @ Unseen

”We have seen a lot of photography and this develops one’s interests and it influences your taste. Besides representing the more traditional photography we are always looking for that one artist that surpasses the boundaries of the traditional”. The Ravestijn Gallery Interview with Jaspar Bode @ Unseen by Brad Feuerhelm The Ravestijn Gallery was founded […]

An Interview with Daniel Shea @ Unseen- “The Elasticity of Photography”

”I think I used to distrust these established conventions for understanding photographic-ness, but I really think that most artists aren’t really interested in pushing against them, because the myths have been long debunked. I think it’s more useful to think about photography’s elasticity, or as an example, its relationship to moving images”. Brad Feuerhelm with […]

#UnseenASX – Emilia van Lynden Speaks about Unseen From the Inside

”Not only was it our goal to show the newest developments taking place within photography but from the beginning we also wanted to show the accessibility of photography for a younger audience”. Unseen, the international photography fair and festival focused on new photography, will take place from the 18th to the 20th of September 2015 […]

Montauk, Andy Warhol and His Fascinating Neighbor Peter Beard

Andy described him as – “one of the most fascinating men in the world …… he’s like a modern Tarzan. He jumps in and out of the snake pit he keeps at his home. He cuts himself and paints with the blood. He wears sandals and no socks in the middle of Winter. It seems […]

An Interview with Eugene Richards: ‘Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue’ (1995)

Excerpt from Popular Photography, August 1995 Q: When did you get the original assignment to photograph the drug scene? A: I made a trip to Detroit for Life in the late 1980’s to research the drug problem. It went badly. I couldn’t get anyone to help me break into the downtown Detroit scene. When I […]

Jerry Brendt: Scene from 1960’s Boston – ‘The Combat Zone’

                ‘The Combat Zone’ was the name given to the roughest area in Boston at the end of the 1960s, full of violence, sexual exploitation and racial war. In 1967, Harvard University commissioned Jerry Berndt to explore this Boston of shadows and vice. Like a war reporter, the […]

Wim Wenders: A Speech for James Nachtwey

War is a huge, infernal industry, the largest one on this planet. It seems presumptuous for one man to attempt to stand in the way of this machinery. Once war has broken out, everything spirals out of control almost immediately, turning even the armies and the soldiers who fight in it into helpless onlookers, victims of their own […]

Collective Guilt: Amanda Knox’s Hologram of Truth

I watched it all unfold, the tears, the double-play with her boyfriend, ratting his tepid ass out just to get back home to her mother’s loving arms after slitting that poor girl’s throat because she couldn’t handle the fucking or the fucking drugs and I hate her.   The extradition, lies, the privileged little muppet […]