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Venice Biennale Highlight #2: Paperwork, and the Will of Capital

Among the tightly-packed displays in the cavernous main exhibition hall of the Venice Biennale’s Arsenale, Paperwork and the Will of Capital: An Account of Flora As Witness… 176 more words


Conflict Time Photography Study Visit

The Curator (Simon Barker) describes the exhibition thus:-

“Conflict time photography is an exhibition about images of conflict made after the event; it’s about looking backwards from different vantage points in time at major historical moments. 808 more words

Research And Reflection

Taryn Simon on TED


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Drawing on documentary and art: four photographers and four perspective

Whilst Jeff Wall mainly looked to art and literature as inspiration for his tableaux, the course notes mention four photographers who have drawn on the wider art world on which to base their work.  2,340 more words

Research And Reflection

Taryn Simon

Cette exposition au Jeu de Paume présente un ensemble d’œuvres réalisées par Taryn Simon depuis 2000. Les pièces de Simon mélangent photographie, texte et graphisme… 174 more words


Taryn Simon - Life in Details

This is the second guest post by fellow blogger Damien Shalley. AKA the cryptic-contributor, he introduces himself again in his own words:

Damien Shalley thinks Jolt Cola would be a better product if it contained more caffeine. 

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The Art Of Narrative

Taryn Simon at Jeu de Palme

Possibly the most interesting photography I’ve seen in Paris this trip is Taryn Simon’s ‘The Innocents’, part of a larger exhibition of her work at the Jeu de Palme entitled ‘Rear Views, A Star-forming Nebula, and the Office of Foreign Propaganda’. 270 more words