Therapeutic Photography (part II)

Caption (image above): untitled, from the project ‘Woman’ (work-in-progress), by Sofia Silva. Collage with passport photographs (blurred for this occasion) and drawings. Belle comme une image (Pretty as Picture), by Emilie Danchin About the project: “Pretty as a Picture, photo exhibition, is the fruit of a series of social and phototherapeutic workshops, conducted by Emilie…

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New blood (part II)

Benjamin Freedman Statement about the project: In November 2014 I began a two month residency in northern Iceland where I became interested in the countries unique topographic features. Its low mountains and fascinating geological specimens inspired this sci-fi photo book that is meant to playfully illustrate a fictional story about a lunar phenomenon taking place…

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Imagine you’re a tree

Temporary Trees is a collaboration between Make a Forest (founded by Joanna van der Zanden and Anne van der Zwaag), Raw Color (design studio by Daniera ter Haar and Christoph Brach) and Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters‘ studio. This series was presented during Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven in 2011. More about Temporary Trees and Raw Color here.

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New blood (part I)

Richard Gosnold Statement about the project: ‘Voices’ conveys a tale of traumatic events, questioning how the perception of reality, for a mentally ill person, is influenced by past experiences. Based on the theory that we invent reality to suit our emotional state, I have considered how photographs may be viewed, re-contextualized and reconstructed, to fit…

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┐ Tobias Kruse └

  © Tobias Kruse, The Parting, school leaving examination year 2007 of Carl-von-Ossietzky-Gymnasium, Berlin Pankow, on the graduation trip at Lake Balaton, Siofok, May 2007, Hungary. “Alcoholism extends the impersonal and transcendental event of the ‘crack up’ across a life by way of a caesura of time. Alcoholism, Deleuze writes, ‘hardens’ the present (Deleuze 1990:…

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┐ John Lake └

© John Lake, from Crude Futures, 2010 © John Lake, from Crude Futures, 2010 If surrealism is all about the subjective nature of reality, then photography is a surprisingly apt medium with which to explore this – photo stills can be thought of as “quasi-mystical”, recording both objective fact and the stuff of imagination.(…) “What…

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Mona Kuhn

© Mona Kuhn © Mona Kuhn   In a subject frequently used by artists, the nude has become a sort of “rite of passage” to those who observe human body in its most basic form. Mona Kuhn’s approach to this classic theme, while acknowledging her predecessors, creates work that is culturally anonymous with rare references…

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