Category Archives: Photography

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fragment 0020: Andrei Tarkovsky

Science is empirical, whereas the conception of images is governed by the dynamic of revelation. – Sculpting in Time Advertisements

instant-light-andrei-tarkovsky-polaroid-dog

fragment 0020: Andrei Tarkovsky

Science is empirical, whereas the conception of images is governed by the dynamic of revelation. – Sculpting in Time

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Image/Counterimage?

What the image reveals is that the myth of monster, the myth of martyr gives way to that of victim, victim of the lens as much as history. Is this a face of death, or one of life, one of

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Image/Counterimage?

What the image reveals is that the myth of monster, the myth of martyr gives way to that of victim, victim of the lens as much as history. Is this a face of death, or one of life, one of

Top: Martin Parr, from “Life’s a Beach”. Bottom: Ulrich Seidl, from Paradise: Love.

Critical Strands: On the Beach with Ulrich Seidl and Martin Parr

Some films you watch. Others you live. In Ulrich Seidl’s films you suffer. You suffer and laugh, and laugh and suffer, until tears pour from your eyes, until out from laughter arises guilt. Guilt for having suffered. Guilt for having

Top: Martin Parr, from “Life’s a Beach”. Bottom: Ulrich Seidl, from Paradise: Love.

Critical Strands: On the Beach with Ulrich Seidl and Martin Parr

Some films you watch. Others you live. In Ulrich Seidl’s films you suffer. You suffer and laugh, and laugh and suffer, until tears pour from your eyes, until out from laughter arises guilt. Guilt for having suffered. Guilt for having

Georges Merillon, Kosovo, 1990, world Press Photo Award

The Proselyte Photograph (Part 3 of 3)

III Christe, cum sit hinc exire, da per Matrem me venire ad palmam victoriae. Christ, when Thou shalt call me hence, be Thy Mother my defense, be Thy Cross my victory. The conundrum which arises from the nature of the

Georges Merillon, Kosovo, 1990, world Press Photo Award

The Proselyte Photograph (Part 3 of 3)

III Christe, cum sit hinc exire, da per Matrem me venire ad palmam victoriae. Christ, when Thou shalt call me hence, be Thy Mother my defense, be Thy Cross my victory. The conundrum which arises from the nature of the

Samuel Aranda, Yemen, 2011, World Press Photo Award

The Proselyte Photograph (Part 2 of 3)

II Quis est homo qui non fleret, matrem Christi si videret in tanto supplicio? Is there one who would not weep, whelmed in miseries so deep, Christ’s dear Mother to behold? This photographic image is an idol, a cross to

Samuel Aranda, Yemen, 2011, World Press Photo Award

The Proselyte Photograph (Part 2 of 3)

II Quis est homo qui non fleret, matrem Christi si videret in tanto supplicio? Is there one who would not weep, whelmed in miseries so deep, Christ’s dear Mother to behold? This photographic image is an idol, a cross to

Je Vous Salue Sarajevo image Godard

fragment 0008: Jean-Luc Godard – Je Vous Salue, Sarajevo

En un sens, voyez-vous, la peur est quand même la fille de Dieu. Rachetée la nuit du vendredi saint, elle n’est pas belle à voir non, tantôt raillée, tantôt maudite, renoncée par tous. Et cependant ne vous y trompez pas,

Je Vous Salue Sarajevo image Godard

fragment 0008: Jean-Luc Godard – Je Vous Salue, Sarajevo

En un sens, voyez-vous, la peur est quand même la fille de Dieu. Rachetée la nuit du vendredi saint, elle n’est pas belle à voir non, tantôt raillée, tantôt maudite, renoncée par tous. Et cependant ne vous y trompez pas,

Hocine Zaourar, "Madonna of Bentalha", Algeria 1997

The Proselyte Photograph (Part 1 of 3)

The photographic image is the Western god, the idol which has lost its link to that which it refers. Its theology is that of the rational, and its monofocal perspective the imposed rite for viewing the truth of the world.

Hocine Zaourar, "Madonna of Bentalha", Algeria 1997

The Proselyte Photograph (Part 1 of 3)

The photographic image is the Western god, the idol which has lost its link to that which it refers. Its theology is that of the rational, and its monofocal perspective the imposed rite for viewing the truth of the world.