All photographs look alike and I blame digital design

caption: image illustrating an article @ Time.com, entitled TIME’s 25 Best Photobooks of 2018. The first sentence of the article reads: “As an antidote to your unyielding Instagram feed, consider the photobook.”  I’ve been thinking about photography’s relationship with digital design in the twenty-first century. After some considerations and discussions with colleagues and students I…

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┐ Rachel Bee Porter └

© Rachel Bee Porter, #2, from Subzero © Rachel Bee Porter, #10 (Lemon Meringue Cake with Key lime Tartlets and Margaritas on the rocks), from he Joy of Cooking © Rachel Bee Porter, #3 (Blackberry Pie), from Wallflowers “Having grown up reading a multitude of home and lifestyle magazines, my work confronts the expectations that…

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┐ Erwan Frotin └

© Erwan Frotin, Pain à Pieds Bleus, from the series Sketch, 2006 © Erwan Frotin, Perdreau Fantôme, from the series Sketch, 2006   “Patiently elaborated images emerge, shapes and colours, dissonant or incongruous at first glance, astonish and confuse the viewer.” Marco Costantini, @ Still life as a chimera More of Erwan’s work here

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┐ Natasja Maria Fourie └

@ Natasja Maria Fourie, from I didn’t want to be your ghost “I have an obsession with the naked portrait. The most beautiful and vulgar things are produced by the human body. The naked body raises intense psychological issues. My portrait work deals with all those complex feelings when one is stripped naked, the feelings…

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┐ Jakob Hunosøe └

@ Jakob Hunosøe, Thermos placed on lamp , from the series Out of Order, 2012 framed, 46,5 x 46,5 cm, Archival Fiber Print, edition of 5 @ Jakob Hunosøe, Tin pot and ceramic pot touching electric kettle on plate , from the series On Things Ordinary, 2010 framed, 46,5 x 46,5 cm, Archival Fiber Print,…

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