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Cristiano Volk – Sinking Stone

Review by Gerhard Clausing

This photobook by Cristiano Volk is all about the mysterious and historic Venice, Italy. It is a novel view of a place that has been incessantly photographed, resulting in zillions of predictable tourist snapshots that imitate tourism brochures. 433 more words

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Albarran Cabrera - Remembering the Future

Review by Douglas Stockdale •

In their introduction the Albarran Cabrera partnership expand on the premise of mankind’s thinking about our inability to accurately recall past memory as a potential way to consider future memories. 686 more words

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Naomi Harris – EUSA

Review by Gerhard Clausing •

In a 1953 episode of the very dated and otherwise questionable American TV series Amos and Andy, the character Kingfish is shown pretending to be a French teacher, incongruously using a poster of the old German-American entertainment/nostalgia “Schnitzelbank” song. 563 more words

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SameSource – Reinterpreted

Review by Gerhard Clausing •

Depictions of nudity have a long history, going back in painting for many centuries, and in photography to its beginnings as well. 587 more words

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Charalampos Kydonakis – Warn’d in Vain

Review by Gerhard Clausing •

As we know from history, the Greeks are distinguished seafarers and explorers, going back to ancient times. Part of the transmitted past is the story of Jason and the Argonauts, made famous by the poet Apollonius of Rhodes in the third century B.C.; their mythical task was to retrieve the golden fleece from a remote island. 515 more words

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Miquel Gonzalez — Memoria Perdida

Review by Wayne Swanson •

“Let’s go for a walk.” That might sound like a pleasant invitation, but in the Spain of dictator Francisco Franco, it was often a chilling euphemism for a death sentence. 488 more words

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Caleb Cain Marcus – A Brief Moment After Death

Review by Dan Johns and Douglas Stockdale • 

What transpires after one’s earthly passing? The earthly body ceases to function, but what of one’s spirit, essence, soul or other attributes attributed by various religions and faiths regarding the inner person? 241 more words

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