Saturday, June 27, 2009

tim hetherington

tim hetherington's
idea about photojournalism are provocative and try to push it in new directions. these images are from three different projects and they all look for back ways on how to tell a story.

Friday, June 12, 2009

weekend favorite/anthony marchetti

see more images here

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

to read or to picture it? what can i do with this book?

one recurring object which i have been seeing much of lately as subject of photographic exploration is the book. so many different ways to pursue its representation/manipulation i wonder what the next new way to do it will be. here are some very fine examples of what some contemporary artists have done:

abelardo morell

thomas allen

mickey smith

cara barer

parsley steinweiss. parsley stacks books and things that look like books once they are stacked.

mary ellen bartley

Monday, June 8, 2009

christian gieraths

i like christian gieraths images from the pastime paradise series, but am puzzled to what they are trying to say exactly.

ivo mayr

some fun images over at ivo mayr´s website. the images still "float" in the sole effect but they are still quite interesting.

mike sinclair

mike sinclair in his project city beautiful, looks at how public areas made to provide ideal civic space transform themselves through time.

from his statement in

"In 1893 the newly formed Parks and Boulevard Commission of Kansas City presented a plan to solve the rapidly growing city’s lack of parkland. Not content to create just a few typical parks with a playground at one end and a ball field at the other, their intent was to carve out of the topographically eccentric site of our city a series of connecting parks and parkways that would bind the city together geographically and as a community.
These photographs show some of what remains of that intent today".

Thursday, June 4, 2009

ambroise tezenas

ambroise masters landscapes. there is a thread through most of the works that deals with destruction or some sort of disregard. i love his idea of "dark tourism"

btw...this last image reminded me of this image by stephen shore: