“Haunted by a crisis of faith in its authenticity, the documentary genre is continually trying to re-position itself in relation to today’s excesses of a post-truth ideology and blurred frames of realism.”
“I discovered an enormous story full of ramifications, a contemporary tale of corporate impunity, a mafia-like way of doing business, lies that affected and are affecting thousands of people and communities around the world.”
“The story of Manuel Blanco Romasanta is indeed shocking. Known as one Spain’s more notorious serial killers, Romasanta was described in period nomenclature as the “Tallow Man”, known for making soap from his murdered victims”
“You’re right in saying that it is an examination of power, because power needs to be examined in order to be structured”
Tateshots: American photographer Taryn Simon talks about her new exhibition at Tate Modern ‘A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters’.