Photobooks 2018: A Conversation + with Gabriela Cendoya-Bergareche
"The “focus” is very eclectic as are my tastes. They are always changing and have been enlarging these past years. The collection has been very contemporary-based from the start and that is still true". -GCB
Jan Mammey: Pieces of a Hole
"It is not just the stitched building that become hidden, but also the remnants of architecture that in turn become strange shrines populating a city-disused and unserviceable pieces of utilitarian function that have not been ordered into exile…"
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.
Allan Sekula: Ask the Dust
"As the project jumps backwards and forwards in time, and geographically, from one city to the next, the sequence returns again and again to Los Angeles"
David Heath: “Dialogues With Solitudes”
“It is true that he made images at a distance, at arms length as it were, but there is a considerable, rather a palpable feeling in the images that Heath is almost placing himself next to his subject”.
Sybren Vanoverberghe: The Future of the Past is NOW Over
“The discipline of history is to weigh heavily on our beings. Without the harness of its chagrin, we float hereditarily as non-entity, just as we float into those futures in the same capacity of nothingness, but presumed possibility”.
Alex Prager: Silver Lake Drive at TPG
“The main issue, which arises quickly, is that too many of the works appear to rest too comfortably on the visual laurels of their specific influences rather than becoming definably hers. For example…”
Erik Kessels: SHIT and Empty Infantilism
“I think that this is an argument that needs definition and that in doing so, following it up with the above analysis mentioning of colluding Nazis to the smell of shit and gay activity to the Nazi and his shitting, we are reducing gay men to shit smelling Nazis...
Kacper Kowalski: A Cut From Above
“There is also the play of “organic sight” seen from the unusual perspective looking down from above. It’s a interesting play between seeing things (purposefully without use of drone)…”
Paul Kooiker: Eggs, Almonds, and Cyanide Memories
“I was at the time considering how closely cyanide and almonds share a space on the tree of life, blissfully co-existing to produce milk for incompetent digesters while also nestled very close on the same branch which gave Himmler a soft exit.”