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Book Review: Project Cleansweep by Dara Mcgrath

Dara Mcgrath, an Irish photographer interested in the transitional lives of spaces (those places where a relationship is created between architecture, history, landscape, built environment; and a dialogue of absence rather than presence), took more than 8 years to bring to end this project. At the end of 2011 McGrath, through a newspaper article, discovered […]


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Book Review: Lost Venice by Sarah Hadley

Sarah Hadley interweaves the concept of memory with images that evoke a sense of the past, a place and a time particular to the Venice, Italy of her youth. But the idea of place is secondary to the concept of time. Time lost with a parent, time that now only exists or which can only […]


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Book Review: To Hans by Vivian Keulards

“My brother Hans was 38 years old when he was found dead in a Berlin hotel room. He had suffered a cardiac arrest, caused by drugs. His death was a fact, the way he died a taboo. For years and years, we – his family – did not speak openly about his addictions,” Dutch conceptual […]


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Book Review: Children of Grass: Portraits of American Poetry by B.A. Van Sise

Children of Grass: Portraits of American Poetry is an enriching and visually stimulating anthology that will enchant and win over lovers of both poetry and photography. “Poems are the product of abnormal thinking. They are the weirdos at the literary banquet, because they can be difficult, and uncompromising; they don’t offer an easy in or […]


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Book review: Documentary Photography Reconsidered: History, Theory and Practice by Michelle Bogre

Something about this book has not let me get through it in one concentrated sitting;  I consider this to be a really great quality of a photography book. I always seem to get sidetracked and off on a tangent, or looking up information about the next subject or person I encounter. I have the same […]


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The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion @ Bunjil Place Gallery

The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion 21 March – 7 June “Reinfusing the contemporary visual vocabulary around beauty and the body with new vitality and substance, works include those that have been widely consumed in traditional lifestyle magazines, ad campaigns, and museums, as well as on their individual social-media channels.” Campbell Addy, […]


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GUY BOURDIN @ Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography

GUY BOURDIN:FOLLOW ME February 28 – May 17 “The exhibition will feature more than 50 of the photographer’s most recognizable works from various years, from the 1950s to the mid-1980s. For forty years, Guy Bourdin surprised and shocked readers of glossy magazines with provocative images, pushing the boundaries of commercial photography and changing the viewer’s […]


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Simone Mizzotti @ Torrefazione Vittoria

Simone Mizzotti: Panoramica 21st February/11th April, 2020 “Panoramica is the overview of Simone Mizzotti’s photographic activity and its phases; Panoramica is the vision of the landscape, the theme that binds all these images. Landscape is that set of things that brings together and unites everything we live and breathe; and the initial quote is not […]


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Interview with photographer Jean-Luc Feixa

F-Stop Magazine: How did you first become involved in photography and what led to you working in this medium as an artist? Jean-Luc Feixa: I started quite young, around 14 years old, following an internship in a newspaper, some time before the rapid expansion of digital cameras. The newspaper reporters were still developing their film […]


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Book Review: On a Wet Bough by Keliy Anderson-Staley

The apparition of these faces in a crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough. Ezra Pound, “In a Station of the Metro” (1913) From a 2013 interview between Waltz Books publisher Mary Goodwin and Keliy Anderson-Staley, she said, “I think any portrait can make us think about mortality and transience, but this process—because in a […]


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