Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Yale Handbook (2008)

W, March #14, 2000 by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia The warp in the fabric of Art History that connects Walker Evans and Kenneth Anger links social consciousness and narcissism, formalism and formlessness, the private and public, the oblique and the blunt, the tried and the true, the here today and the gone tomorrow. Cinnamon and sugary and […]

Photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia Talks (2003)

“I mean I never took photography to be anything that I considered to be truthful.”   Dorian Devens and Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Transcription of a conversation on The Speakeasy, WFMU.org, 2003 Dorian Devens: How did you get started in photography? Philip-Lorca diCorcia: I was a student in an art college and it was more or less […]

Todd Hido: “Fragmented Narratives” (2011)

Fertilizer is to the suburban lawn what cosmetics are to the suburban face: a fickle attempt to sweep ugliness under the rug with a splash of color.   By Ian Epstein I once heard someone remark that the desire to have a perfect lawn was not unlike the desire to have a piece of perfect […]

Lise Sarfati – ‘The New Life Interview’ (2011)

Sloane #34, Oakland CA   “Suddenly when I tried to speak with people they would not answer me. So there we were completely isolated in America while the US was at war.”   By Robert Wiedenfeld for ASX, March 2011 Robert Wiedenfeld: Initially how did the concept develop for The New Life (La Vie Nouvelle)? […]

ASX.TV: Lise Sarfati – “Conversation with Lise Sarfati” (2010)

Photographer Lise Sarfati discusses her bodies of work, ‘The New Life’ and ‘Fashion Magazine’, in which the themes of adolescent detachment and dreaming run through both. Interview: Catherine Camille Cushman Stephen Blaise Producer: Marianne Fabre-Lanvin Translators: Florence Vacher Marianne Fabre-Lanvin Editors: Catherine Camille Cushman Florence Vacher Daniele Testi   BOOKS: Lise Sarfati * The New Life […]

An Interview with Lise Sarfati (2008)

Eva-Claire #04, 2008   “For me, the feeling of my body in space is really important. It’s all very simple there. Everything seems more real, more authentic, and you can project yourself more easily.”   Lise Sarfati and Rick Owens, Austin, Texas. Fashion Magazine 2008 What could they talk about, Rick Owens, a Californian who’s […]

Lise Sarfati: “In the Next Door Room”

By Javier Panera Cuevas Preface to the Exhibition Catalogue, Lise Sarfati – Domus Artium Salamanca The awakening of adolescence has been a recurring theme that has always fascinated a great many visual artists; conflicts of identity, physical metamorphosis, psychological instability, emerging sexual and emotional sensations within young people are all themes which, in particular, have […]

TODD HIDO: “Two Way Street”

By Doug Rickard, ASX, August 2009 Todd Hido’s new and unpublished work walks a fine line, a line that exists in the viewer rather than Todd. The work seems to come into existence through the eye’s of a smeared-single-pane-window voyeurish fog. It is the adult-white-male fog of childhood memories, and the mental hot-iron-branding of broken […]