Karlheinz Weinberger: Leather Chaps and Denim Straps, Belt Buckles Galore
“Youth culture disavowed the mainstream façade of marriage, home, family, and traditional ageing instead looking to music, fashion, drugs, and listless sex for inspiration. They concentrated on the open roaming way of life best exemplified in cinema with "Easy Rider…””
Karlheinz Weinberger’s photography has its roots in what can be...
Senta Simond: Crepuscular Gesture
“Jules Verne in his novel of the same name uses the phenomenon as a metaphorical tool in which the protagonist Delphine searches for a rare meteorological phenomenon which doubles as a search for interpersonal connection.”
Pulse. Questions, rather interrogations must be committed to. Is jugular distension normal? A sinuous pulse...
Shape of Light: One Hundred Years of Zombietude
“While photographic techniques and mysteries are patiently explained, the paintings present are left simply to be. Everywhere one sees photographers paying homage to painters, nowhere the reverse. A fact which speaks inadvertent volumes.”
Luke Willis Thompson: Photography, Technology and the Shortcut to Empathy
What aspects of this collaboration, both Thompson’s and Reynolds’ are complicit in the same ideology and methodology of representation that perpetuates this distance between the photographic, its technological apparatus and its subject matter?
Antoine d’Agata: Your Dishonesty is the Codex for My Vitriol
“Mexicali, the capital of Baja California state, is not unique among border cities. All along the United States-Mexico border, women and girls are going missing.”
Roger Ballen: Ballenesque Interview
“Archetypal symbols from the human subconscious dominate my imagery.”
Carmen Winant: My Birth Interview
“On one hand, the experience exists totally outside of language. I am not surprised that we struggle to describe it, and relegate it to some other, private realm.”
Lorenzo Vitturi: We Need More Markets
"It is an aesthetic examination of the material of everyday life that barely impinges on representational issues and I love that about it."
American Interiors: This is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile
“American Interiors feels at a quick glance like a foray into a twisted maneuver in which the typological studies of the Bechers have morphed into a Google Dream version of a nightmare that Hunter S. Thompson would have if he were around to see what is happening in the...
Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018: Refusing Heaven or Confusing as Hell?
"Asselin implicates the prize’s sponsor, using their financial app to display the real-time ballet that is the share price of both Bayer and Monsanto, neatly revealing the complicity of an entity that uses an arts prize to burnish its socially responsible credentials, while assisting a corporation that is a...