"What is held onto through a photograph, is no longer the disappearing object itself but something that appears or becomes visible in the moment of its vanishing: as it were, the last glance that it casts at us, or the last glimpse of it that we can catch."
Wouter Van de Voorde: “Mad Units, Monoliths and Myspace Mythologies” Interview
"At some point during that time I was painting inside an abandoned factory and I came across the body of a guy who hung himself. I remember my teacher in painting saying that I should have made a painting of the dude hanging. This teacher later suicided as well....
John Lehr: The Island Position Interview
"The facades of shops, the techno-utopias of the call centers or mobile phone sales point bleed into boarded-up strip mall windows and the implications of a plastic and temporary commercial culture begin to appear"(BF).
John Myers: Looking at the Overlooked Interview
"However hard I tried to ‘illustrate’ an aspect of the urban environment, to unmask and present how this sleepy, suburban environment ‘functioned’ and fitted together somehow it always failed".
One Wall a Web: An Interview with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa
"I think I was working in places like those for quite a while before I knew why I was working in them. I don’t have a car or a driver’s license, so I navigated Virginia on my bicycle or on foot the majority of the time."
Dawoud Bey: The Conversation
"Bey’s subjects don’t pose for the picture—they inhabit it."
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."
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."
Music, Creativity, and Complex Ecstasy: An Interview with Michael Schmelling
"You can look at it as music photography, of course, but it’s really about the creative act.”
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