“The general sense of doom and the proclivity towards nightmarish consequences of feast or famine natural disasters ushered in a new era in which spiritualism, cults, and Catholicism all formed an ungovernable supernatural belief state”.
“Photography is bound to the world, and to time and circumstance, in a way that no other medium is. The technology is constantly evolving, as is the world, and the inevitability of these changes is part of the photographer’s relationship with her or his medium. Arguably, the most interesting photographers are those who never ‘mature’”
“…What is also interesting is that the book allows us to comprehend the ideological point of view of its author, something that is not detectable in the image itself”.
“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”.
“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.”
“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”.
“What we cannot speak, we must pass over in a meaningless system of categorization.”
Let’s take the thing on its own terms: a book about trendy photographic art, swaddled in equivocal definitions of magic.
“Briney Breezes” is a distinct and somehow discomfiting collection of images between Charles Johnstone and the tireless Aaron McElroy.
“I consider the photograph as an imprint, remnant, of an activity. The fact that the photograph exists implies a viewer located it at a specific place and time”. Brad Feuerhelm in Conversation with John Divola, October 2015 BF: I’ve been reading some of your interviews from the 80’s to present. What strikes me is the consistency […]
#UnseenASX – Associative Methods, Inherent Algorithms and History Through the Self-portrait: A Conversation with Peter Puklus
“It is about expressing an idea freely. As soon as you say you’re a photographer, you’re immediately blocking yourself inside a medium or a technology. “
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, […]