║ James Nizam ║

© James Nizam, Anteroom (pile of cabinets in room), 2007 © James Nizam, Dwellings #13, 2006 “James Nizam’s work reveals a fascination with the processes of change, decay, and reclamation within our built environment. His new series of colour photographs—shot inside abandoned houses slated for demolition—speaks eloquently about the booming real-estate market in Vancouver and…

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║ Richard Ross – Architecture of Authority ║

© Richard Ross, Guantanamo, Cuba © Richard Ross, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia © Richard Ross, Angola State Penitentiary, Angola Louisiana “For the past several years—and with seemingly limitless access—Richard Ross has been making unsettling and thought-provokingpictures of architectural spaces that exert power over the individualswithin them.From a Montessori preschool to churches, mosques, and diverse civic…

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║ Joakim Eskildsen ║

© Joakim Eskildsen, Seija’s Room, Masala, Finland   © Joakim Eskildsen, Holi Cow, Jaipur, India © Joakim Eskildsen, Mironu I, Romania “Between 2000 and 2006 I together with writer Cia Rinne undertook travels in seven different countries with a view to gaining an insight into the life of the Roma and the conditions they face.…

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║ Henrik Duncker ║

© Henrik Duncker, Untitled #3, from the series Intiankatu 20, c.1990 © Henrik Duncker, Untitled #4, from the series Intiankatu 20, c.1990   “This series of mine is an early example of interactive, staged and acted documentary by students of the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki. These are collaboration portraits of people in…

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║ Markus Henttonen ║

© Markus Henttonen, Garden, from the series Night Time Stories, 2008 © Markus Henttonen, Rooftop-party, from the series Night Time Stories, 2008 “My guiding principle as a photographer has been to explore and research people in public places and spaces. I photograph people in the urban city environment and the tension between those in night…

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║ Sanna Kannisto ║

© Sanna Kannisto, 2006 © Sanna Kannisto, 2001 © Sanna Kannisto, 1998   “My work explores the relationship between nature and culture. In my artistic work I aim to study the methods, theories and concepts through which we approach nature in art and in science. As an artist I am attracted by the idea that…

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║ Laurenz Berges ║

© Laurenz Berges, Berlin – Karlshorts III, 1995   © Laurenz Berges, Potsdam V, 1995   “Several images in the series record the intersection of architectural elements with the ground in harmonious if unspectacular compositions, pregnant with the implication of what might have occurred or still could occur there. In others, architectural elements enter into…

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║ Hiroyo Kaneko ║

© Hiroyo Kaneko, Untitled #7, from the series Sentimental Education, 2005   © Hiroyo Kaneko, Untitled #2, from the series Sentimental Education, 2005 “I have seen this artist’s work for years and to find this flower from a rich harvest is a surprise. Many say that all essences of an artist can be seen in…

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║ Amy Elkins ║

© Amy Elkins, Santa Monica Pier, First Visit, from the series Where I found you, 2007   “Where I Found You’ is a project that explores the notion of long distance relationships to one’s family and to what remains familiar. Having not lived in the same state as my family for over six years, this…

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║ Matthew Shain (Chicago Project – part III) ║

© Matthew Shain, Miscellaneous Debris, 2005 © Matthew Shain, Father/Son I, 2005 “Identity, relationships, distance, reflection, elegy, and humor are some of the themes in my work. I began thinking of these ideas while photographing my father for a project designed to portray our relationship, or rather, the implied distance on which it hinges. I…

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