Photographer Chino Otsuka inserts an image of herself as an adult into her childhood photographs, creating an instant biographical moment. “Being a tourist of your own history” is her starting point.
Photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze is a French expat who lives in the heart of Kowloon, his base for recording Hong Kong. These images are from Vertical Horizons (also a book), which he describes as “a contemplative dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and an expression of its […]
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THE 1920s SELFIE Photograph by The Byron Company via The Museum of the City of New York In this fascinating capture from nearly a century ago, we see the photographers of the Byron Company getting together for a portrait on…
An important U.S. exhibition of the photo-based work of Michael Snow pays tribute to the multi-faceted Canadian artist. You may know him for the flying geese at the Eaton Centre in Toronto, or his fan sculptures atop the Rogers Centre.
I’ve posted about Spanish photographer Alfonso Batalla before. He’s one of my all-time favorites, and these Superstructure works are as fascinating as his previous series.
Finnish photographer Riitta Päiväläinen uses discarded clothing from second-hand shops and flea markets to carry silent, unknown stories and histories. By freezing the garment or letting the wind fill it with air, she is able to create a sculptural space, which reminds her of its former user. Her […]