⁞ ‘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

⁞ 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