┐ Shirana Shahbazi └

© Shirana Shahbazi, Mercedes, from the series Flowers, fruits, portraits, 2008 © Shirana Shahbazi, Stilleben, from the series Flowers, fruits, portraits, 2008 Echoing statements by Roland Barthes, Shahbazi commented recently, “Photography is a simple, stupid medium.”2 In fact, photography is dumbfounding; it communicates in a purely visual language. Yet, without a frame to contextualize these…

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┐ Adrian Piper └

© Adrian Piper, Decide Who You Are #15: You Don’t Want Me Here, 1992 © Adrian Piper, Decide Who You Are #11: Remains, 1992 Diarmuid Costello and TJ Demos in discussion on their recent research in relation to art and xenophilia. Listen to it here. More of Adrian’s work here and a good summary of…

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┐ Agnès Propeck └

© Agnès Propeck, Sans Titre (Glaçon 1), 2001 © Agnès Propeck, Sans Titre (Poster sur le dos),, 2003 “A chaque fois, c’est une découverte. Comment réussir à mettre en place la représentation que j’avais dans la tête ? ça tiens à rien”, dit Agnès Propeck, au milieu des treize photographies qu’elles a réalisées entre 1999…

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┐ Dalila Gonçalves #2 └

© Dalila Gonçalves, #1, from the series Paper Memories, 2009 © Dalila Gonçalves, #7, from the series Paper Memories, 2009 “In my last project, “Memories of Paper”, I photograph façades, recesses of buildings, more or less degraded, and print these captures on ordinary paper. Then I crumple and throw them away as waste part of…

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┐ Linda Alterwitz └

© Linda Alterwitz, Untitled, from the series Discarded Dreams © Linda Alterwitz, Untitled, from the series Discarded Dreams “The photographs from the series Beneath the Surface represent the dichotomy of life and death by visually confronting both scientific and ethereal realities. The blending of medical and landscape imageries takes on a comforting sense of familiarity…

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