┐ Tiago Casanova └

© Tiago Casanova, all Untitled, from the project The Unknown Island “The airplane begins to descend. Madeira is down there. From far we can understand the feeling that the fifteenth century discoverers had when they saw Madeira (= Wood) for the first time, and from there we can easily guess the origin of the name.…

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┐ Hai Bo └

© Hai Bo, Winter, from the Four Seasons, 2003 © Hai Bo, Shadow 2, 2009 Time and memory weave through Hai Bo’s work, as they have for the last 20 years. For one series, They, he obtained souvenir-photos from family friends and acquaintances taken during the era of the Cultural Revolution (1966-76). Often these were…

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║ Michael Lundgren ║

© Michael Lundgren, Untittled #1, from the series Ruins © Michael Lundgren, Untittled #14, from the series Ruins “As an artist, I have always been drawn to the field of landscape. It is the perfect subject with which to explore our history and our desire, two urges bound deeply together in the mythology and experience…

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║ Gaston Zvi Ickowicz ║

© Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Untitled #2, from the series August 06, 2006 © Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Untitled #6, from the series August 06, 2006 “The images in the series “August 06″ were taken in the summer of 2006, during the cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon. These photographs portray Ickowicz’s view of the war  a dark…

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║ Karin Borghouts ║

© Karin Borghouts, Untitled, from the series Saga, 2005 © Karin Borghouts, Untitled, from the series Saga, 2005 “Many stereotypes are creations of the mass media, tourist bureaux or some other someones. Among Karin Borghouts’ photographs is one of a viewing platform placed on top of a hill. Had Borghouts been carried away by her…

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║ Mathieu Bernard-Reymond ║

© Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Sans Titre nº27, from the series Disparitions, 2002 © Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Sans Titre nº89, from the series Disparitions, 2005 “This series should have been a work on architecture, but it has evolved into a bigger spectrum. The images are often digitally manipulated. However, I like to recall that I do not incorporate…

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║ Brian McKee ║

© Brian McKee, Uzbek #20, from the series Re-build-ings, 2003 © Brian McKee, Castle, Afghanistan #9, from the series Detritus, 2002 “For the past four years I have traveled throughout America and Eastern Europe photographing sites that represent important political and social events in contemporary world history. My most recent project in Afghanistan is a…

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║ Astrid Korntheue ║

© Astrid Korntheue, Horizont 12, from the series Horizonte, 2007 © Astrid Korntheue, Glör 35, from the series Glör, 2003/2004 © Astrid Korntheue, Ushuaia 3, from the series Patagonien, 2004/2005 “Trapped beyond time and the change of the seasons, the earth covered in leaves, glazed frost shimmering on scrawny twigs, here and there a new…

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║ Jules Spinatsch ║

© Jules Spinatsch, Unit PAMM, 2005 © Jules Spinatsch, Unit HS, 2004 “Depuis des années, Jules Spinatsch (*1966 à Davos) observe cette pollution de logos et de publicité rampante dans les sports d’hiver. L’exploitation commerciale et écologique des Alpes est au centre de ses préoccupations. Son travail photographique met en évidence l’absence de geste ou…

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║ Stephen Tamiesie ║

© Stephen Tamiesie, Hotel Sign, North Shore, California, from the series The Salton Sea, 2005 © Stephen Tamiesie, Delivery Truck, Bombay Beach, California, from the series The Salton Sea, 2006 © Stephen Tamiesie, Inside Residence, Bombay Beach, California, from the series The Salton Sea, 2006 “Fifty miles south of Palm Springs in the California desert…

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║Edgar Martins ║

© Edgar Martins, from the series Of Shadows and No-places, 2002 © Edgar Martins, from the series Of Shadows and No-places, 2002 “There I stood. Complancently. Deciphering unsolicited memories.Empty words are spoken in utter silence. Penetrating thought, overwhelming reason.Images authenticate events that never happened, places that do not exist.Space dissolves before my eyes only to…

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║Sam Gezari ║

© Sam Gezari, White Sand, from the series Erased Spaces, 2002-2005 © Sam Gezari, Texaco, from the series Erased Spaces, 2002-2005 “These images are from a body of work entitled Erased Spaces made between 2002 and 2005. They attempt to link ideas of isolation with personal and cultural boundaries in the American landscape.Questioning what defines…

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║ Mike Reinders ║

© Mike Reinders, Snow, from the series Never Never Land, 2006/07 © Mike Reinders, Bunker, from the series Never Never Land, 2006/07 “These photographs depict fictional landscapes inhabited by human clones after a catastrophic and extinctive event. Digital manipulation is used to ‘clone’ one man from the other by merging sequential images together on top…

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║ Brad Moore ║

© Brad Moore, Trini Circle, Westminster, California, 2006  © Brad Moore, Islands, Westminster, California, 2007 “These photographs were shot in modest, well-worn, suburban cities in central and inland Southern California. Built in the 50s and 60s, these cities provided a new home and future to a post-war population. While Southern California’s coastal cities flourish, cities…

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║ Anthony Goicolea ║

© Anthony Goicolea, Boxtrap, 2004, from the Sheltered Life series © Anthony Goicolea, Dead Tree, 2005, from the Sheltered Life series “Sheltered Life” is a series of digitally constructed photographs that depicts fairytale-like, timeless places inhabited by contemporary characters. All of the landscapes are punctuated with alternative makeshift living spaces that are made up of,…

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