Huis Marseille Museum of Photography @ Unseen

“Since I became director in October 2014, I followed the emphasis on quality, but also started showing exhibitions that relate more to cultural matters, such as fashion, history and biography, among others”. Nanda van den Berg is Director of Huis Marseille Museum of Photography. She is the curator of Viviane Sassen / In and out […]

Donovan Wylie: Invisible Architectures of War

The watchtower is not, typically, an offensive weapon. It’s an anticipatory instrument, a hedge against the inevitability of future conflict. By Eugenie Shinkle, ASX, July 2015 Built in the 1950s, the Distant Early Warning line, or DEW line, was a system of radar stations stretching across northern Canada from Alaska to Greenland. Its job was […]

An Interview with Fred Herzog – ‘In His Own Words’ (excerpts)

“I was aware I was taking art. That’s the conceit of young people. I knew that what I am doing is not only unique, but that someday I’m going to unpack that and shock people with it.”   Fred Herzog In His Own Words, from interviews with John Mackie of the Vancouver Sun in June, […]

ASX.TV: Jeff Wall – “Meet Jeff Wall” (2011)

Meet Jeff Wall In presence of Joël Benzakin and Hans De Wolf Monday 23.05.2011 19:30 Centre for Fine Arts Rencontre avec Jeff Wall en présence de Joël Benzakin et Hans De Wolf Lundi 23.05.2011 19:30 Palais des Beaux-Arts Ontmoeting met Jeff Wall In aanwezigheid van Joël Benzakin en Hans De Wolf Maandag 23.05.2011 19:30 Paleis […]

On Lisette Model

Along with Berenice Abbott and Weegee, Lisette Model became a photographer of New York. The city–the place became very important to Model–even her portraits are uniquely anchored to place. By Elsa Dorfman, Ann Thomas on Lisette Model (Published by the National Gallery of Canada to accompany an exhibition of Model’s work which travelled in the […]

INTERVIEW: “Manufactured Landscapes: An Interview with Ed Burtynsky” (2006)

“Manufactured Landscapes”: An Interview with Ed Burtynsky John K. Grande : What made you decide to start your photo lab, Toronto Image Works? Ed Burtynsky : When I graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic, there was no access to professional darkrooms in Toronto. After four years of working at home in the basement, I realized how inefficient […]