Interview with Jaspar Bode from The Ravestijn Gallery @ Unseen

”We have seen a lot of photography and this develops one’s interests and it influences your taste. Besides representing the more traditional photography we are always looking for that one artist that surpasses the boundaries of the traditional”. The Ravestijn Gallery Interview with Jaspar Bode @ Unseen by Brad Feuerhelm The Ravestijn Gallery was founded […]

An Interview with Daniel Shea @ Unseen- “The Elasticity of Photography”

”I think I used to distrust these established conventions for understanding photographic-ness, but I really think that most artists aren’t really interested in pushing against them, because the myths have been long debunked. I think it’s more useful to think about photography’s elasticity, or as an example, its relationship to moving images”. Brad Feuerhelm with […]

#UnseenASX – Emilia van Lynden Speaks about Unseen From the Inside

”Not only was it our goal to show the newest developments taking place within photography but from the beginning we also wanted to show the accessibility of photography for a younger audience”. Unseen, the international photography fair and festival focused on new photography, will take place from the 18th to the 20th of September 2015 […]

Ed van der Elsken – “Love on the Left Bank” (1954)

  Dutch photographer and filmmaker Ed van der Elsken relocated to Paris in 1950. There he found a bohemian group and began closely following and photographing their everyday movements, intertwining fiction and reality in a new genre of photography book. The book focuses on the Left Bank of Paris at the time when the area was […]

An Elegiac Response to the Ghost of Surrealist Decadence in the Work of Paul Kooiker

This is where our shared habits meet concrete. All the possessions accumulated, obsessions sought and tendered in the infernal light of my psychic affairs have led me into the unforeseen garden of these earthly delights.   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, February 2015 August, 1935 This is where our shared habits meet concrete. All the possessions […]

An Interview with Rineke Dijkstra (2012)

One
 of 
the
 things
 that
 Rineke 
Dijkstra 
does 
when 
she 
makes 
her photographs
 is 
eliminate
 contextual
 detail
 or 
minimize 
it.   Transcript
 of 
Rineke 
Dijkstra:
 A
 Retrospective  Solomon 
R.
 Guggenheim
 Museum, 
New
York June 
29 –October
 8,
 2012 Jennifer
 Blessing,
 Senior
 Curator,
Photography:
 Rineke 
Dijkstra:
 A
 Retrospective
 is
 a
 mid‐career 
survey 
of 
this
 important 
Dutch 
photographer’s 
work 
and 
it […]

ASX.TV: Rob Hornstra – “Rob Hornstra” (2013)

As one of the participants at the Fotoboekenmarathon (main theme: quality versus quantity), held on Dec 16, 2012 at the photography museum Huis Marseille in Amsterdam we asked Dutch photographer Rob Hornstra (Sochi Project): overlooking the enormous quantities of photography and photobooks, what do you do to reach the required level of quality in your […]

ASX.TV: Viviane Sassen – “Fotoboekenmarathon” (2013)

As one of the participants at the Fotoboekenmarathon (main theme: quality versus quantity), held on Dec 16, 2012 at the photography museum Huis Marseille in Amsterdam we asked Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen (e.g. Roxane, In and Out of Fashion, Flamboya): overlooking the enormous quantities of photography and photobooks, what do you do to reach the […]

ASX.TV: Kadir Van Lohuizen – “Via Panam” (2012)

VIA PANAM – A 40 WEEK JOURNEY EXPLORING MIGRATION IN THE AMERICAS viapanam.org paradox.nl/viapanam Why do people migrate? Where to and for what reasons? What is the fate of the different indigenous populations in the Americas? In Via PanAm, Kadir van Lohuizen investigates the roots of migration in the Americas, a phenomenon which is as […]

MAX NATKIEL: “PARADISO STILLS” (1980-86)

As a frequent visitor to concerts at Paradiso, Amsterdam’s long-running music venue, in the early 1980s, Dutch photographer Max Natkiel encountered all manner of subcultures: punks, new-wavers, rockers, mods, Rastafarians, squatters, and metal- and skinheads. Eventually he decided to bring along his camera and started making portraits of the fascinating people he found; a collection […]