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PhotoBook Journal interview - Elizabeth Avedon

Elizabeth Avedon, a conversation with Douglas Stockdale •

Elizabeth Avedon, independent curator / photo book and exhibition designer, including the retrospective exhibition and books: … 1,850 more words

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Nathan Lyons - In Pursuit of Magic

Review by Wayne Swanson

Are you fluent in photography? Not f-stops and apertures. Not representational or abstract, fine art or documentary. Not Ansel or Robert Adams. 593 more words

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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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