Copy? Pointing?

But what is “the problem of photography”? Copy? Pointing? Truth? Reality? Intensity? Discovery? Fake? Connection? Revelation? Rapture? Document? Bearing Witness? To what exactly? or to be more precise: What is it about photography that makes all these things come out, as all of these seem to pose the more obvious questions of: What is it,… Continue reading Copy? Pointing?

Fake from Start to Finish

Hamburg, 2001

every photograph is a fake from start to finish, a purely impersonal, unmanipulated photograph being practically impossible.” — Edward Steichen

Contempt for Sight

Are the problems of photography solved? You do not write any more about the how ad why of photography: Does this mean you are done with trying to rationalize what you are doing? Does this also mean you are done with photography? There is this tendency – best embodied in the construction of pornography –… Continue reading Contempt for Sight

Already Knowing

I started watching movies twice. And not good movies, just movies. I have no idea when this started. It just felt more comfortable to watch the movies where you already know how they end. It wasn’t about the how-it-ends. It was just about the already-knowing.

Vom Einziehen und Ausziehen

Vom Einziehen Vom Ausziehen Vom Ankommen Vom Weggehen Kilroy was here Vom Eigentum Vom Inbesitznehmen Vom Zerfallen Vom Aufbauen Vom Anfang Vom Ende Vom Dazwischen Vom Einschreiben Empfänger unbekannt verzogen Alice doesn’t live here anymore Privatgrundstück Abriss Neubau

Visualization

Walking Project

The man who cannot visualize a horse galloping on a tomato is an idiot. ― Andre Breton

Übermorgen fahre ich nach Berlin

28.Mai. Übermorgen fahre ich nach Berlin. Trotz Schlaflosigkeit, Kopfschmerzen und Sorgen vielleicht in einem besseren Zustand als jemals. — Franz Kafka, Aufzeichnungen aus dem Jahre 1914