Andrea Botto Interview: Kaboom! Of Dynamite and Destruction

“What interested me from the beginning was the theatrical dimension of all these events, the spectacle of destruction, the context where it took place, and the possibility of considering the explosion as an alienating element within the landscape.”

Nagasaki Journey: The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata (1996)

If it is a rarity in our society to experience death in its moment, our mediated selves consume it daily through TV and film. Ever since Viet Nam, our living rooms have been the sites of death and destruction. Nagasaki Journey: The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata By David L. Jacobs, Afterimage, Summer, 1996 Where adults see […]