║ Ari Versluis & Ellie Uyttenbroek ║

© Ari Versluis & Ellie Uyttenbroek , 19. Vagabonds, from the project Exactitudes, Rotterdam 1998 © Ari Versluis & Ellie Uyttenbroek , 96. Cassettes gang, from the project Exactitudes, London 2008 “Ari Versluis is the photographer behind Exactitudes, a long-running photographic series that documents and classifies everyday individuals in their social contexts. Together with profiler…

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║ Claire Martin ║

© Claire Martin, Untitled, from the series Slab City © Claire Martin, Untitled, from the series Slab City “Slab City has been created by a small but committed community of squatters in the Colorado Desert of South Eastern California, USA. Taking its name from the concrete slabs that remain from an abandoned World War II…

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║ Augusta Wood ║

© Augusta Wood, Sesame Street, from the series I have only what I remember , 1980/ 2008 © Augusta Wood, Planting Geraniums, from the series I have only what I remember , 1987/ 2008 “Augusta Wood explores the persistence of memory, and the ways in which imagery and text can interact to shape meaning of…

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“fiction tends towards the real”, he said

“The two go together (document and fiction). The document tends towards the imaginary, the fiction tends towards the real. You could say that if you aim at a form of truth through fiction, then the real will become enigmatic precisely because it is obvious. Documentary photography offers an interesting possibility of achieving a poetic form.…

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║ Matt Lipps ║

© Matt Lipps, Untitled (hallway), from the Home series, 2008 © Matt Lipps, Untitled (garage wall), from the Home series, 2008 “In his radical reassembly of photographic imagery, Matt Lipps exploits appropriation’s inherent possibilities for generating new relationships and meaning. His recent series Home (2008) depicts contoured cut-outs of Ansel Adams’ pristine, monumental landscapes, affixed…

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║ Zeinab Salarvand ║

© Zeinab Salarvand, Untitled, from the series Interior, Exteriorer, 2007 © Zeinab Salarvand, Untitled, from the series Interior, Exteriorer, 2007 “Standing on pedestrian bridges, observing people in their fast moving shiny wheel-boxes, fantasizing about each and every story of theirs or sitting on the top of a hill looking down on the City, staring at…

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║ Giorgio Barrera ║

© Giorgio Barrera, Untitled, from the series Through the window, 2009 © Giorgio Barrera, Untitled, from the series Through the window, 2009 © Giorgio Barrera, Window # 37-2, from the series Through the window, 2009 “There is something in photographs taken by Giorgio Barrera that irresistibly attracts our attention. The aesthetics are neat; the framing…

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║ Laurent Champoussin ║

© Laurent Champoussin, Untitled, from the seriesJ’ai vu des écrans qui ne s’éteignent pas © Laurent Champoussin, Untitled, from the seriesJ’ai vu des écrans qui ne s’éteignent pas “J’ai tenté de raccrocher plusieurs photographies à un thème : les écrans. C’est un peu un fourre-tout, je me sers des sens multiples du mot. J’ai du…

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║ Alessia Rollo ║

© Alessia Rollo, Untitled, from the series In-Domestico © Alessia Rollo, Untitled, from the series In-Domestico © Alessia Rollo, Untitled, from the series In-Domestico “The photographs of this series are excercises of figures of speech. A calumbur, such as the cactus transformed into a coloured fish that is dying in the silent agony  of a…

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║ Debby Huysmans ║

© Debby Huysmans, Untitled, from the series Sibir, 2009 © Debby Huysmans, Untitled, from the series Sibir, 2009 “The collapse of the Soviet empire has resulted in a fascinating political and social situation. The projects Elementarz (2003), Last Stop before Europa (2005) and In a Valley (2007) are a research on the periphery of the…

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║ Elisa Larvego ║

© Elisa Larvego, Av. Devin-du-Village, from the series Mises à part, 2006 © Elisa Larvego, Salle de classe des Beaux-Arts, from the series Mises à part, 2006 “Ce travail est une tentative de projection de mon imaginaire dans des espaces urbains qui m’interpellent. Ces lieux deviennent des sortes de décors à mes mises en scènes,…

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║ David Favrod ║

© David Favrod, Untitled, from the series Gaijin, 2009 © David Favrod, Untitled, from the series Gaijin, 2009 “It is from this feeling of rejection and also from a desire to prove that I am as Japanese as I am Swiss that this work was created. “Gaijin” is a fictional narrative, a tool for my…

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║ Virginie Rebetez ║

© Virginie Rebetez, Untitled, from the series Flirting with Charon, 2008   ©  Virginie Rebetez, Untitled, from the series Flirting with Charon, 2008  “(In collaboration with Dienst Werk en Inkomen)  «Flirting with Charon» was made inside houses whose owners recently died. DWI organizes the funerals of people who died socially isolated. Through them I was…

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║ Ellen Nolan ║

© Ellen Nolan, Untitled, from the series Previous Personality, 10th March 2008 © Ellen Nolan, Untitled, from the series Previous Personality, 10th March 2009 © Ellen Nolan, Untitled, from the series Previous Personality, 9th September 2009  ‘Previous Personality’ explores my relationship to my mother as she recedes into dementia. I started photographing my mother and…

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