This is a really interesting talk Todd Hido gave last year on his work, where it comes from, who is heroes where and how he does it: I still wished that this American habit of sprinkling “kind of”, “sort of”, “like”, “basically”, “you know” all over their talks. Of course, it does not take away from… Continue reading Homes Are Really Evocative: Todd Hido
… and you should also read the article by Jörg Colberg.
To photograph Reality is to photograph Nothing. — Duane Michals Duane Michal’s on Tumblr
There is probably much to say about Thomas Ruff’s “ma.r.s.15”- series from 2011/12. You can jabber on endlessly about this special form of appropriation, about the relevance of the context where things are reproduced, about how art is what you declare as art and so on. But obviously not by himself. I kind of liked… Continue reading The Most Boring Lecture Ever
Robert Frank – Pull My Daisy
It is hardly surprising that I have concluded, after five years research, that camera is both a way of life and not enough to live by…psychologically speaking. Glass between me and the world is both a channel and a barrier. To live through the lens, to live out my inner conflicts and brambles through the… Continue reading Glass between me and the world
Ken Schles On “A New History Of Photography”
“I wanted to get shots of pilgrims crawling around on the ice trying to catch a glimpse of the lost city, but as there were no pilgrims around I hired two drunks from the next town and put them on the ice. One of them has his face right on the ice and looks like… Continue reading Understanding Russia: Werner Herzog’s Bells From The Deep