"Bey’s subjects don’t pose for the picture—they inhabit it."
Space, Furrowed with Abysses: Michael Ashkin’s Horizont
“The modern city engenders various pathologies, among them agoraphobia and claustrophobia – the one an intense anxiety felt in open spaces, the other, a panic brought about by confinement. Horizont channels both of these aberrations.”
In The Heat: Interview with Arturo Soto
"First, when everything seems unique, and there is an unbridled desire to know, see and discover. It’s important to take advantage of this initial energy, before routine sets in and the eagerness to notice things decreases."
Ed Panar: In the Vicinity of Natural Rituals
“The photograph, its two-dimensional plane and its insistence to be read almost always at a fraction of scale conflate the notion of environment and atmosphere”.
Nicolas Polli: Ferox Archives Disputes and Dis-Belief
"According to the authors of the study of the Feroxite Meteorites, the material was collated and complied hesitantly in June of 1944 by a Swiss and German Scientific duo (of accidental meeting and of very dubious time frame-June of 44- signalling the end of the war and doubtful scientific...
Thomas Demand: The Complete De/con/struction of Our Paper Realities
"It is this sand-blasted speculation or rather en-spectralization, the ghosting and subsequent miasma of capitalism as it exists in the economy of images that we regard as relative at the very least-namely the aptitude to regard photography if not truth, certainly as plausibly disagreeable in a shared system of...
Mark Ruwedel: Transcendental Plates; Ouarzazate
"They become meditative plates in which the living continue with all their baggage to be stopped and given a reflexive moment in which to breath out".
Matthew Genitempo: The New Rurality
"Instead, we are given room to ponder the possibility of the magnificent rurality that exists in wide acreage across America unfettered by the charms of free-range, gluten free, soulless vegan cafes and their elite black metal-listening clientele who wander through their doors to write tracts on their apple laptops...
Mark Steinmetz: Long Days Well-Spent in the Comfort of Others
"I tell myself that I am a limitless being until I realize my left shoe is untied and I sit on the curb to attend to its misshapen spaghetti-form of inconsequential circumstance. What point these shoes"?
Janet Delaney: Public Life Matters
"The current political narrative that paints immigrants as invaders has been a part of our national conversation for a long time. I want people to be reminded that there is a long and deep history of immigration that forms the basis of our country’s strength."