JH Engström and Paris. A film by Linus Höök / Studio Tintin, commissioned by Hasselblad Center in Gothenburg, before JH Engströms exhibition Haunts 2005.
“To be spiritual is to look for the key. So yes. My art is only questions. If you want to call it spiritual, it is spiritual.” – Christian Boltanski
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 […]
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William Klein was invited to Tokyo in 1961, where he shot for three months and made more than 1,000 pictures.
“In 2009 I started noticing a major militarization of the US/Mexico border and since then I have been photographing the almost 2000 miles between the Gulf Of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean. Whatever the politics are about and they are very complicated… the migration… the tragedies… the humanitarian issues that these people go through to […]
“I’m still in love with Paris. But then we are not in the beginning of our relationship, so I might look at it with more nuances than before.” JH Engstrom Interview, Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, April 2015 JH Engstrom’s incredible body of work circumnavigates the contemporary tradition of big dumb color photographs of abstracted nothingness for […]
The Symbols of Life and Decay Woven to My Hand: The Haunting of Cyril Costilhes ‘Grand Circle Diego’
@ Cyril Costilhes The insect in my mind breathes in and it wheezes out. I remember who I was when I walked across the same floor so many years ago to grab a different glass of water, which has since shattered. By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, February 2015 I walk across the room […]
“I got the idea of camouflaging my camera in Frankfurt, where I was shooting an essay on its brothels.” Interview conducted by Brigitte Ollier (Paris, October 9, 1999) English translation by R. Bononno Madeleine I got the idea of camouflaging my camera in Frankfurt, where I was shooting an […]
from Toilet Fail @ Thomas Mailaender When we set down our armchair politics and our bleeding heart two-minute liberalism and our redundant interest in watching a stray cheetah breastfeed orphaned piglets, we are left with but a few strands of Internet fodder we all succumb to en masse; namely pornography and people doing […]
Magnesium Whispers Shouted at Sentinel Skies. By Brad Feurhelm, ASX, December 2014 Having been familiar with Thomas Mailaender’s books and output for the past six or so years since “Handicraft”, I am frankly astounded at the exceptionally refined quality of this latest offering from his collaboration with The Archive of Modern Conflict. The book […]
“Mine is an entirely solitary pursuit as most of my time is being spent on the road, on the streets and in hotel rooms in anonymous cities.” Antoine D’Agata. A simple desire to exist. A conversation with Raphael Shammaa,.Translated from French. New York, February 7, 2014 Raphael Shammaa: How do you feel discussing your work […]