“We were able to forget the economic rise of Africa, the Congo’s political history, the instability of democracy in this part of the world, trade routes, and whatever else is
Now, it’s hard to defend yourself if you are in possession of the ‘white privilege’, as I am...
“The enemy of photography is the convention, the fixed rules of ‘how to do.’ The salvation of photography comes from the experiment”. 1947, László Moholy-Nagy Nico Krijno at Unseen 2015
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
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
Ponte City came to stand for urban decay and criminality, and in some of the more right-wing imaginings, as a symbol of the failure of black majority rule.
“We live in an era where artists constantly have to self censor. In my experience more often to pander to a disingenuous idea of political correctness than to conservatism.”
A short documentary profile on legendary photographer and artist Peter Beard, for Nowness by director Derek Peck.
Art as journalism: Richard Mosse takes us through “The Enclave” featured at the Pavilion of Ireland at the 55th Biennale di Venezia. Art reveals and changes the world’s untold tragedies.
Under apartheid, the system of racial segregation that shaped South African society from 1928 until 1994, photographer Ernest Cole was able to change his classification from “black” to “coloured”.
David Goldblatt discusses his series Ex-Offenders, for which he photographed former criminals or ex-offenders on parole, often at the sites where their crimes occurred.