April 29, 2011, 7pm at ICP OR You can watch it online-live here Every spring the International Center of Photography/Bard College MFA graduate students discuss new work with a live audience, demonstrating aspects of their practice using photography, video and performance art in a variety of permutations. This year promises to be indelible, like a… Continue reading New Work by the ICP/Bard Class of 2012
I'm sitting in front of my computer looking through my images and thinking about this past year. How much did change, what did I gain and what was left behind? How did all of this reflect on my physicality? What can a indifferent viewer read out of those portraits? Is it possible to capture experience?… Continue reading 1st year
3.000 beer crates, 800 straw bales, 10 m3 of wood and 60 OSB boards, 120 railway sleepers, 1 old shipping container, 2 lorries of clay, 12.000 nails, 1 km of screw-bars, 3.000 wood and metal screws and other joining components, 120 volunteers’ hands, 5.000 volunteers’ hours within three months, 7.000 €…and…no need of official permission:-)… Continue reading 3.000 beer crates
Want to see what's going on in the "other part" of Europe? You should check out the Sittcomm Award. It is aimed at discovering and presenting young artists from Central and Eastern Europe working with video & photography. Founded in 2006 by Lucia Nimcova and Roman Babjak, it soon became one of the best… Continue reading Eastern block photography
How do you visually come close to a authentic depiction of a person? Is it possible? How do you translate the word displacement? Can you be displaced in the surrounding you grow up?
By taking photos we produce desire. That was one of the things Victor Sira mentioned on our last book making class. I must say that it struck me, thinking about my photography practice. According to Barthes, photographs contains only the referents, the desired objets, but the physical framed picture is a object off desire by… Continue reading Photographic addiction
The documentary film, A Film Unfinished, by director Yeal Hersonsky, uses found footage captured by the German army during the WW2. The film is accompanied by director commentaries, interviews with Ghetto survivors, readings from the personal diaries of Adam Cherniakov, (the head of the Jewish Council), and detailed reports from ghetto commissioner Heinz Auerswald. Also… Continue reading Observations about “A film Unfinished”