“The phoenix condition is a dilemma that is induced by trauma. The person operating under its influence must find absolute zero in order to rebuild and rejuvenate oneself against the
"I think the darkness at the periphery of the work also comes from a desire to acknowledge a certain brutality inherent to the history of the western landscape, and to
“the watchmaker must duly take an ever-present duty to keep the machinations from stalling and presenting the case for non-linearity”
"I was especially interested in the ideas of modernisation and particularly the belief that we have developed in a linear fashion - always going to something better."
“My work in the landscape is ultimately about human culture, not about nature. I always think of landscape as historical, or historicized; as not existing outside of history.”
"In my opinion, the devastating confusion that capitalism wreaks upon the coherence of memory and history renders almost all imagery, and in particular, photography, as bearer of the uncanny."
Hiroshi Sugimoto’s, 'Seascapes' is a meditation on time examined through repetition and constancy...
Noémie Goudal’s magical realism and our language of decay.
There are almost no humans in Wender’s photos. I almost forget there’s a human behind the camera in a way that would never happen with other road trip photographers.
"I never had any profound loyalty to the idea of photography as a medium but simply as the most efficient way of making or recording an image."
"The New Topographics has to some extent had the effect of ‘steamrollering’ people into believing that the American model was the progenitor of lots of current photographic approaches."