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Taryn Simon | Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015

Paperwork and the Will of Capital, 2015

In signings of political accords, contracts, treaties, and decrees, powerful men flank floral centerpieces curated to convey the importance of the signatories and the institutions they represent. 421 more words


Taryn Simon


她和一位植物學家合作,以確認每一項簽署的花卉,這些花都是從拍賣會(Aalsmeer Flower Auction)進口的,超過4000種花卉和植物標本到她的工作室。她盡可能地重新製作,在重新拍攝12次後,將標本乾燥,壓乾水分,並縫合到檔案的標本紙上。她保存的植物標本會隨著時間發生變化,這是一個不穩定的形式。

Gallery run 24th May

The streets are filled with the drone of helicopters as I reach Lambeth Bridge. Security is high today after the tragic bombing of Manchester two days earlier. 737 more words

White Cube

How Photo London Is Aiming for Success

Several iterations of a London-based photography fair have died and risen from the ashes over the years. But, its most recent resurrection is now in its third year, and founders Michael Benson and Fariba Farshad are certain it will be around for many more. 597 more words

A celebrated building turns 50...and other TED news

Behold, your recap of TED-related news:

Habitat turns 50! First conceptualized in 1961 as part of architect Moshe Safdie’s thesis at McGill University, Habitat 67 has gone on to inspire several generations of architects. 1,125 more words

In Brief

Context and photographs

I read Terry Barrett’s essay Photographs and Context as suggested in the course notes. The concepts were familiar to me as my Foundations tutor had explained them to me as part of my… 444 more words