"I think the darkness at the periphery of the work also comes from a desire to acknowledge a certain brutality inherent to the history of the western landscape, and to the struggle for survival within it."
Ron Jude’s Nausea: The Scissors and the Cockroach
“I think something is amiss or awry with every photograph. What I’ve consistently tried to do is exploit those disjointed qualities and bring them to the surface”
Tiane Doan Na Champassak: Interview Brad Feuerhelm & The Ghost of Rudolf Steiner
“Of one universal Cepahalus do many eyes look outward in the wrong direction”-Ghost of Rudolf Steiner
Andrew Miksys: Flowers of Ruin
“But after a few days you start to feel how this very clean retro world is rigidly controlled and ordered. The air gets a little thicker and oppressive. I found there to be an equal mix of attraction and repulsion”
“Religions in general, are indeed a great example how power is (ab)used over people for the elite to keep the desired order on society. It’s not a case that Mafia has a strong association with religious narratives and its very ritual of association includes religious references throughout”
Chance Encounters: Interview with Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs
"There nothing more boring than, lets say, a picture of a chair and everybody looking at it thinks, well, thats a chair."
Feng Li: White Nights & The Grayness of Skies
“Every snapshot is an unexpected and sometimes inconvenient encounter with fate”
Steven Shearer: Ornament is Not a Crime. It is a Crypt.
“I think some contemporary subcultures can offer a kind of phrenological shortcut back to different epochs and their manners of appearance”
John Maclean: The Agony and Ecstasy of Artistic Influence
“In a sense I was trying to complete a circle: I travelled to the neighbourhoods that had some bearing on the childhood development of my art-heroes and consequently on the art they made as adults, and then I tried to photograph these places through the ‘afterimage’ of the artistic...
Sean Vegezzi: Curiosity, Retail Spaces & Terror
"Since I was a child, I've had a fantasy of hiding in a retail space just before it closes, and coming out at night to merely walk around, re-arrange some things, and maybe sit or lay on some furniture, nothing harmful whatsoever. Snow Cab felt like a fulfilment of...