┐ Alain Robbe-Grillet └

L’éden et après, 1970 Alain Robbe-Grillet, the prime of mise-en-scène. Writter of the famous “Last year at Marienbad”, directed by Alain Resnais, amongst others. “L’éden et après” is a one-of-a-kind experience, a film that can be cathartic, in which the viewer must be ready to fill in wherever necessary, since the play is set in…

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┐ Ruben Salvadori └

© Ruben Salvadori, Photojournalism Behind the Scenes Quando se junta a fome à vontade de comer… Another portray of how dishonest conflict photographs and photojournalism in general can be. While in Jerusalem, Italian Photographer Ruben Salvadori began to take interest in the role of the photographer instead of focusing on the role the usual suspects…

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┐ Oliver Ressler └

© Oliver Ressler, from the series We have a situation here, 2011 © Oliver Ressler, from the series We have a situation here, 2011 “We have a situation here” is a standard line in disaster films when an actor faces a challenging situation. The three photographs show people lying on top of each other and…

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┐ Living Pictures └

Click the image and follow the link to view it come alive. “Lytro is the first company to bring “light-field” technology into a small consumer device. Light-field, or “plenoptic”, camera technology captures all the light–its color, intensity and direction–that makes contact with the internal sensor. It does not select a single focus point but captures…

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┐ Anne Collier └

© Anne Collier, Questions (Viewpoint), 2011 © Anne Collier, Questions (Evidence), 2011 © Anne Collier, Questions (Connection), 2011 “I only work in the studio and use a large-format plate camera. It’s a very laborious process that allows almost no room for improvisation. Everything has to be perfectly aligned and calibrated. I’m typically photographing things that…

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┐ Alain Badiou └

Does the notion of activist art still have meaning? A Lacanian Ink Event – Miguel Abreu Gallery – NYC, 10/13/2010 – video by Katherine Pickard “Does the Notion of Activist Art Still Have Meaning? Is it still possible to propose a general definition of a militant vision of artistic creation? Alain Badiou proposes a work…

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┐ Pat Brassington └

© Pat Brassington, Untitled, from the series Cambridge Road, 2007 © Pat Brassington, Untitled, from the series Cambridge Road, 2007 “In most of her ‘artist’s statements’ and the rare interviews in press, Brassington mentions her engagement with both surrealism and psychoanalysis. But there is no allegiance, no endorsement, no salute to the father. Everything is…

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┐ Clare Strand └

© Clare Strand, Signs of Struggle, 2003 © Clare Strand, Signs of Struggle, 2003 AFH: Is photography primarily an expressive tool for you? CS: Photography clearly has an important role in my work but its application is determined by my subject matter. If you look back on my work, I have no one photographic style.…

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