Takashi Kawashima: Transcending the Real, Digital Alchemy

It all happened in a second. With the rumbling of a great sound. On the next day, it was snowing, and people were freezing in cold recalling that scene… By Sunil Shah, ASX, September 2015 The story starts from greeting a woman. Recording #1 23’ 34” 02 “It all happened in a second. With the […]

Huis Marseille Museum of Photography @ Unseen

“Since I became director in October 2014, I followed the emphasis on quality, but also started showing exhibitions that relate more to cultural matters, such as fashion, history and biography, among others”. Nanda van den Berg is Director of Huis Marseille Museum of Photography. She is the curator of Viviane Sassen / In and out […]

Melinda Gibson & Thomas Sauvin @ Unseen: “Lunar Caustic”

”Thomas sent across a very polite email, stating, ‘I am mostly interested in the surprising way you could digest such a body of material. I contacted you because I think your collages are truly spellbinding…’” By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, September 2015 Melinda Gibson has flown to China to collaborate with Beijing Silvermine mastermind Thomas Sauvin […]

Mutsuko Ota of IMA Gallery @ Unseen

” I believe that art has a power to challenge our preconceived perceptions and suggest new perspectives. Fujiwara’s “Code Unknown” is an ambitious work that explores a new approach towards the issue of portrait rights and privacy that we often face in today’s visual culture”. By Brad Feuerhelm IMA gallery’s main focus is to help young […]

ASX Interviews Alex Daniels of Reflex Gallery @ Unseen

“So over the last 17 years we’ve got more and more involved with Japanese art and culture. In general, we are in love with both the country and the art and design there. Everything is made with so much care and a concerned eye for detail and originality”. Alex Daniels Reflex Gallery Unseen Interview For […]

An Interview with Isabelle Wenzel @ Unseen

” No, my work is not intended to be feminist. What is feminism nowadays anyway? My work very much evokes within an inner logic, this is probably not always appropriate.” By Fanny Landström, ASX, September 2015 Flesh, form, and colour. Movement, and frozen figures. Dutch artist Isabelle Wenzel’s shape-shifting body is going to be exhibited […]

An Interview with Felicity Hammond @ Unseen

“I tend to find that my sculptural work comes from far clearer visions before they are constructed. I start by making drawings, like blueprints, mainly of new architectural features. I then allow the processes that I use between photography and sculpture to inform the final work.” Fanny Landström with Felicity Hammond, ASX, September 2015 A […]

Interview with Tristan Lund @ Unseen: Theatre of The Fair

”It’s like theatre and actually for those days of the fair it is a bit like being on stage with the artworks. The opening day of any fair, Unseen and Paris Photo especially, are like hosting a party, you catch up with friends and colleagues but meet new ones too. It can be a lot […]

Interview Darren Harvey Regan – “The Erratics” @Unseen

“Photography is a medium that typically hides its own materiality – we commonly look at an image rather than the material surface it appears to us on. Photography translates everything to surface, its depicted world flattened, the space is squeezed out of it. And yet it still usually looks like the world we know. This […]

Interview Ruth Van Beek: Folded Dramas @ Unseen

 “For me the attraction of photography has always been very attached to it’s physical appearance. The old analogue album photo, a pass photo in a wallet, a damaged picture found on the street. The combination of what is on the image and the shape that its is in provides the image with an important extra […]