Alec Soth: A Furious Honesty

“I know How Furiously Your Heart is Beating is not Alec Soth’s most important body of work and perhaps for no reason other than the glory of the new will my words be seen as critically negative”.

Berangère Fromont: Cloud Connected

“…In a landscape where nothing was recognizable, except the clouds, and in the middle, in a field of forces crossing tensions and destructive explosions, the tiny and fragile human body”-from Illuminations: Essays and Reflections.

Estelle Hanania and The Willful Art of European Disappearance

  Estelle Hanania is what I would consider a sort of phenomenological anthropological photographer. When I say this, I mean to consider her an anthropologist with a camera interested in regarding a marginal culture shifts rather than a quotidian and beleaguered photographer attempting to secure an interesting topic. Do we always disappear? Does custom evade […]

Li-Mi-Yan’s Nausea: No Shortage of Pudenda and Manufactured Hostility

“These dreams were a product of the IV missing the vein repeatedly and causing a beautiful shade of crimson, blues, fading to yellow just under the parchment-like encasement”. There would always be consequences to these observations. The longer days when their skin dried out and flaked off to the pavement before being carried away by […]

Juergen Teller Discussing “Go-Sees” and Ping-Pong

“For me I realised, in a way, within that period, ninety-eight/ninety-nine, kind of stepping back from fashion, realised what kind of a sense of power you have as a man, and what sense of power you have as a photographer.” – Juergen Teller Excerpt from an interview with the Tate, 2008 Juergen Teller: It’s a […]

Christian Patterson “Bottom of the Lake”: Possibilities of the Subject “I”

“To not understand time or the chrono-contextualization of an image is to discover that our potential theories of pre-existing semiotic signifiers may be out of order”.   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, November 2015 The theory of the subject in semiotic terms, concerns itself with the concept of personal perspective in the sense that the arguments […]