⁞ Am I a book? What can I be? (parts III & IV) ⁞

III Daniel Blaufuks, Ein tag in mostar, 1995. Sophie Calle, Double Game, 1999. Rosangela Rennó, Apagamentos, 2005. Daniel Blaufuks, Sob Céus Estranhos, 2007. Nádia Rodrigues Ribeiro, Arquivo de Tempos, 2010. Sophie Calle, The… Continue reading

⁞ This Friday, while cleaning up my bookmarks… ⁞

…these were part of the things I found forgotten. Martin Kippenberger in his studio posing for the series Das Floß der Medusa (The Raft of the Medusa), Vienna, 1996. Photos by Elfie Semotan.… Continue reading

⁞ Wirjo Hardjono’s List of Documentaries about Photography: a post worth reblogging ⁞

Photographer Wirjo Hardjono compiled an impressive list of documentaries about photography which, as far as I understand, is continuously updated. The original post can be found here and below is a transcript of… Continue reading

⁞ Am I a book? What can I be? (parts I & II) ⁞

I Henry Fox Talbot, The Pencil of Nature, 1844 Carl Jung, Liber Novus (Red Book), 1914 – 1930 Hokusai (1760 – 1849) II Victor Palla e Costa Martins, Lisboa, Cidade Triste e Alegre,… Continue reading

⁞ How Kalen Hollomon’s collages reflect the general confusion about the core of a subversive attitude ⁞

Trying to make a point with digital cut and paste, here are excerpts of reviews and interviews with collage artist Kalen Hollomon, accompanied by images of his playful work. © Kalen Hollomon ©… Continue reading

⁞ 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