⁞ Cliff Andrade’s ‘profound internalisation of longing’ ⁞

all images © Cliff Andrade, from the project Saudade. Although I enjoy landscape photography very much, I often get bored by the way some photographers build their documentary projects around it, as if… Continue reading

⁞ On the use of Photomontage as an anti-establishment tool ⁞

Henry Peach Robinson, Fading Away, 1858. Oscar Gustava Rejlander, Two ways of life, 1857. John Heartfield, Adolf, Self-portrait with Police, 1929. Raoul Hausmann, Le Critique d’art, 1918. Alexander Rodtchenko, Montages, 1923. László Moholy-Nagy,… Continue reading

⁞ On the use of Assemblage as a discursive tool ⁞

Pablo Picasso, Still-life, 1914. Pablo Picasso, Glass of Absinthe, 1914. Kurt Schwitters,Merz Construction, 1921. Kurt Schwitters, Small Sailors’ Home, 1926. André Breton, Poem-Objet, 1935. Joseph Cornell, Abeilles, 1940. Joseph Cornell, Lauran Bacall, 1945-46.… Continue reading

⁞ On the use of Collage as a subversive tool ⁞

Pablo Picasso, Still-life with Chair-caning, 1912. Juan Gris, Breakfast, 1914. Kazimir Malevich, Soldier of the First Division, 1914. Kurt Schwitters, Merz Picture 32 A. The Cherry Picture, 1921. Max Ernst, Approaching Puberty… (ThePleiades),… Continue reading

⁞ ‘No photoshop, no easy tricks’ ⁞

© Aisha Zeijpveld, Thomas Rosenboom. Portraits of writer Thomas Rosenboom for Volkskrant Magazine. I find Aisha Zeijpveld’s work undeniably captivating but what first caught my attention was the particular way I found it… Continue reading

⁞ A selection of UK-based emerging photographers to watch (III) ⁞

© Jill Quigley, Untitled, from the series Cottages of Quigley’s Point. © Jill Quigley, Untitled, from the series Cottages of Quigley’s Point. © Oliver Smith, Untitled, from the series Looking for Ghosts. ©… Continue reading

⁞ Photography as a medium for analizing capitalist practices ⁞

Oscar Gustave Rejlander, Temps difficiles, 1860, épreuve à l’albumine argentique. What follows is an excerpt (the Conclusion) of Daniel A. Novak‘s article “Labors of Likeness: Photography and Labor in Marx’s Capital“, published in… Continue reading

⁞ A selection of UK-based emerging photographers to watch (II) ⁞

© Daniel Silva, Untitled, from the series Retuna Nature. © Daniel Silva, Untitled, from the series Retuna Nature. © Liz Orton, Untitled, from the series Natural Ideas for the Human Mind. © Liz… Continue reading

⁞ Identities defined by stereotipied ideas of nationality ⁞

Street Level Photoworks‘ upcoming exhibition is called Common Ground: New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales and is promoted as a show that brings together “diverse themes and ideas associated with distinctive national… Continue reading

⁞ Le Hasard Photographique ⁞

Sofia Silva, Untitled, from Le Hasard Photographique, 2013/2014 Sofia Silva, Untitled, from Le Hasard Photographique, 2013/2014 Sofia Silva, Untitled, from Le Hasard Photographique, 2013/2014 Sofia Silva, Untitled, from Le Hasard Photographique, 2013/2014 Sofia… Continue reading

⁞ ‘Real Life is Elsewhere’ ⁞

© Sam Durant, White Mirrors, from the project Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myths, Massacres and Monuments, 2006. Inkjet print, 42 x 36 inches. © Sam Durant, Natural History Part II, from the… Continue reading

⁞ Patrick Hogan: solitude and madness ⁞

© Patrick Hogan, Behind the Garden Wall, from the project Solitary, Half Mad. © Patrick Hogan, Animal In The Dark #1, from the project Solitary, Half Mad. excerpt of a conversation between Patrick… Continue reading

⁞ Spencer Rowell’s therapeutic process ⁞

© Spencer Rowell, from the project Pathography of An Artist, 2013-14. Description: Session II (Ibid.) Rejecting the mother’s milk, perhaps the ‘feed’ is poisonous or unpalatable – yet what is rejected is full… Continue reading

⁞ Smoke Art Photography: from palestinian reality to photographic illusion ⁞

I had never heard of this kind of illustration until I came across it in Juan Cole’s blog Informed Comment. As Cole explains, there is a new trend called Smoke Art Photography: “[a]… Continue reading

⁞ A selection of UK-based emerging photographers to watch (I) ⁞

© Daewoong Kim, Untitled, from the series Beyond sustenance. © Anna Janiszewska, Untitled, from the series Fragments. © Radoslav Daskalov, Untitled, from the series Systematic Desensitisation. © Sam Wood, Untitled, from the series… Continue reading