Luke Willis Thompson: Photography, Technology and the Shortcut to Empathy
What aspects of this collaboration, both Thompson’s and Reynolds’ are complicit in the same ideology and methodology of representation that perpetuates this distance between the photographic, its technological apparatus and its subject matter?
Antoine d’Agata: Your Dishonesty is the Codex for My Vitriol
“Mexicali, the capital of Baja California state, is not unique among border cities. All along the United States-Mexico border, women and girls are going missing.”
Roger Ballen: Ballenesque Interview
“Archetypal symbols from the human subconscious dominate my imagery.”
Carmen Winant: My Birth Interview
“On one hand, the experience exists totally outside of language. I am not surprised that we struggle to describe it, and relegate it to some other, private realm.”
Lorenzo Vitturi: We Need More Markets
"It is an aesthetic examination of the material of everyday life that barely impinges on representational issues and I love that about it."
American Interiors: This is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile
“American Interiors feels at a quick glance like a foray into a twisted maneuver in which the typological studies of the Bechers have morphed into a Google Dream version of a nightmare that Hunter S. Thompson would have if he were around to see what is happening in the...
Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018: Refusing Heaven or Confusing as Hell?
"Asselin implicates the prize’s sponsor, using their financial app to display the real-time ballet that is the share price of both Bayer and Monsanto, neatly revealing the complicity of an entity that uses an arts prize to burnish its socially responsible credentials, while assisting a corporation that is a...
Nan Goldin: The Other becomes The One
“Instead of seeing Goldin’s re-edit as encompassing the visibility of any specific group, it invites reconsideration in an approach delinking the narrative of otherness towards what I see as a photographic project of genuine care."
Loops and Voids: A Perspective on Michael Schmidt’s Berlin Nach 1945
“Though the clues to what could be considered “absent” “voided” or “gone” are not to be entirely championed nor ignored, the work follows a circular format. It is an examination of place and home and the subject’s way of seeing the familiar and unfamiliar at the same time. This...
Georg Zinsler & Discipula Collective Interview: The Sentinel Script
“The Sentinel Script follows traditional sci-fi patterns in alignment with Kierkegaard or Nietzsche’s existentialist thoughts on our struggle with apparent meaninglessness and our position as individuals in a confusing and unsettling environment.” (GZ)