⁞ 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

⁞ From the mountains to the sea: a conversation with Márcio Vilela ⁞

This conversation took place in July 2014, over the virtual space of Lisbon and Brazil. The original, portuguese version, of this conversation, can be seen HERE. Sofia: This conversation is driven by your recent… Continue reading

⁞ The complex task of seeing through Photography: a conversation with Isaac Pereira ⁞

all images © Isaac Pereira. Courtesy of the artist. This conversation took place in July 2014, over the virtual space that unites Macau and Lisboa. The original, portuguese version, of this conversation, can… Continue reading

٠ ‘Primordial Nationalism’ and imagined authenticities ٠

© Anne Zahalka, Sendon, from the series Woven Threads, 1997. Fujix digital print, 10cm x 14cm. © Anne Zahalka, Maria, Terrace woman, from the series Woven Threads, 1997. Fujix digital print, 10cm x… Continue reading

٠ The burqa ban and the nationalist notion of ‘egalité’ ٠

© Justin Lambert Recently, a discussion with my partner about the burqa ban in France and, in particular, the latest decision of The European Court of Human Rights to validate such prohibition, got… Continue reading

٠ Can Marina Abramović’s work be faulted? ٠

Marina Abramovic, © Marco Anelli The first time I cried while reading a book I was going through some spectator’s reviews of The House With the Ocean View, in the book featuring that… Continue reading

٠ Embroidering photographs is more than a trend ٠

© Stacey Page, Charlotte. © Stacey Page, Paula, 2011. © Stacey Page, Todd, 2011. Embroidered photographs have been a trend for some time now and Nihilsentimentalgia has featured examples of such work, like… Continue reading

٠ Balaclavas hit the beach ٠

© Peng & Chen , from the series Face-kini © Peng & Chen , from the series Face-kini In China, it’s the height of the tourist season for Qingdao’s famed beaches. But while… Continue reading

٠ From maturity to sincerity: a glimpse at the art of documentary photography ٠

© Adrain Chesser, Juliann (left) and Julia (right), from the series I Have Something to Tell You. excerpt of Adrian’s statement: When I tested positive for HIV and was diagnosed with AIDS, I… Continue reading

٠ Sculpture & Photography: a love affair ٠

What follows is a selection of photographs from this year shortlisted photographers for one of the most coherent photo-festivals in Europe: Hyères. As is made very clear by the following selection, this prize… Continue reading

٠ ornament ‘AS’ crime ٠

© Stephen Dupont, from Papua New Guinea Portraits and Diaries © Stephen Dupont, from Papua New Guinea Portraits and Diaries © Stephen Dupont, from Papua New Guinea Portraits and Diaries excerpts from Adolf… Continue reading

٠ ‘Am I Nothing But Black?’ ٠

© Myra Greene, from the series Character Recognition, 2005-08. Ambrotype on Black glass, 3 by 4 inches. © Myra Greene, from the series Character Recognition, 2005-08. Ambrotype on Black glass, 3 by 4… Continue reading

٠ And Nothing Else Matters ٠

© Graham MacIndoe A beautiful news-piece in the Guardian about the story of Scottish photographer Graham MacIndoe and his documentation of his own heroin addiction, with the particularity of it being written by… Continue reading

٠ Adrienne Doig and the Cliché ٠

© Adrienne Doig, Feminist Cliché (Dresden Plate), 2012. Patchwork, appliqué and embroidery on linen, 99 x 77 cm. excerpts from Lynn Berger‘s SNAPSHOTS, or: Visual Culture’s Clichés, published in Photographies Vol.4, No.2, September… Continue reading

٠ Adam Lach’s portrait of Stigma ٠

© Adam Lach, Wroclaw 10.03.2013 Poland. Roma girl, Karolina. Karolina escaped from her parents home (from different part of Poland) because of big love to Alex, one of the slums inhabitant. © Adam… Continue reading