The Bane of Men Moving

“Im noman, my name is noman” but Wanjina is, shall we say, Ouan Jin or the man with an education and whose mouth was removed by his father because he made too many things whereby cluttered the bushman’s baggage vide the expedition of Frobenius pupils about 1938 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++to Auss’ralia Ouan Jin spoke and thereby created… Continue reading The Bane of Men Moving

Move on from what exactly?

Nothing ever gets solved. We just get frustrated, or bored and tired, and eventually we just move on, leaving things without answers behind until the whole concept of answers becomes dubious. What to answer? What to question? Move on from what exactlly?

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.