Leco Jucah: Glacial Simulacra

Blown apart by flash and that of night’s embittered black veil, the work makes for uncomfortable viewing and the best part about it, is that it purports to do none of this, but to simply be nocturnal.   A slow and grinding glacial push can be heard from the edges of the city-state.  People are […]

Jan Hoek: The Pattaya Sex Bible and the Asian Rim

Jan Hoek’s “Pattaya Sex Bible” is a quizzically interesting and chapterized set of small books, reminiscent of travel brochures or Asian cuisine menus pushed through letterboxes across Europe every day.

Peeling Back Soft Tissue: Caspar Sejerson on Lars Von Trier

This code is what continues the biometric hum of Life… that is to say the small and incremental levels of perceptual awareness that engrain our “long being” from the origins of our human genesis, which are imbibed with a rhythm unaffected by first glances.   In the mystical makeup of a dislodged, yet patterned universe, […]

An Interview with Thomas Sauvin: On Smoker’s Ettiquette and the Right to Nitrate

With Silvermine, is your determination to collect this material purely driven by geography? Or do you have a China fetish? Thomas Sauvin occupies a strange place in photography. His output is sincere, his knowledge of classic hiphop is un-fuckwittable, and his publications are highly coveted gems in the photographic book fetish world. That, and he […]