INTERVIEW: Meet Gottfried Helnwein (2008)

Untitled, 2005, mixed media (oil and acrylic on canvas),192 x 249 cm / 75″ x 98″ By Stefan Jermann, originally published in Truce Magazine, 2008 My stomach churns; I’m feeling excited – not exactly nervous, but psyched. I’m driving along narrow lanes, through a bleak and lonely area, looking for a grand castle. Suddenly, just […]

INTERVIEW: “In Conversation with Julian Germain” (2005)

From No Olho da Rua, picture by Patricia from ‘Foresta’ Gang, Brazil, 1997 In Conversation: Julian Germain and Penny Skerrett, Archive Magazine, National Media Museum, Bradford, 2005 When did you start taking photographs? JG: I don’t remember ever taking photographs until I opted to take photography ‘O Level’ at school. I liked art but I […]

A Student Chat with Gilles Peress (1998)

“Let’s be honest. There is no such a thing as objectivity, and there is no action that is not in part driven by the subconscious, whether it be individual or collective.”   On March 18, 1998, Gilles Peress participated in a chat with students of Gretchen Garlinghouse’s advanced photography class at College Preparatory School in […]

INTERVIEW: “Oral History Interview with Gordon Parks” (1964)

Oral history interview with Gordon Parks, 1964 Dec. 30, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Interview with Gordon Parks Conducted by Richard Doud In New York December 30, 1964 RICHARD DOUD: If you would, Mr. Parks, I’d like to hear something about your background and how you became interested in photography in the first place. […]

An Interview with Guy Tillim (2005)

Ntokozo (right) and his brother Vusi Tshabalala at Ntokozo’s place, Milton Court, Pritchard Street, from the “Jo’Burg” series, 2004   “This is obviously not a war in the conventional sense, but in the sense of a war between the have’s and have nots, undoubtedly.”   Peter Machen speaks to Guy Tillim about his Johannesburg series, […]

Garry Winogrand is Interviewed by Bill Moyers (1982)

“When I’m photographing, I see life. That’s what I deal with. I don’t have pictures in my head.”   Garry Winogrand with Bill Moyers, Creativity, WNET, 1982 “When I’m photographing, I see life. That’s what I deal with. I don’t have pictures in my head. I frame in terms of what I want to include, […]