Posts Tagged ‘Contemporary Photography’

Made In China By Pavel Tereshkovets

Made In China By Pavel Tereshkovets

Pavel Tereshkovets created the series Made In China during his six month long trip to the country in 2012 and was trying to show the weird and strange side of the people’s lives there. 1.5 billion people, a country full of weirdness, poverty and nevertheless happiness, when people smile even though facing unknown communistic future. …

River By Fábio M. Roque

River By Fábio M. Roque

River is a photography project by Portuguese photographer Fábio M. Roque where he proposes an analysis and reflection of our emotional relationships in liaison with the environment. It is a personal and introspective project, where Roque is trying to get a reflection from other people about their relationships too. "We all have different ways of …


First Pictures By Joel Sternfield

First Pictures By Joel Sternfield

This is the first book of Sternfeld's largely unseen early colour photographs. In 1969 Sternfeld began working with a 35 mm camera and Kodachrome film, and First Pictures (Steidl, ISBN 978-3869303093, $78) contains works from this time until 1980. Here Sternfeld develops traits that appear in his mature work: irony, a politicised view of America, …

Figures & Fictions Showcasing Contemporary South African Photography on iPad

Figures & Fictions Showcasing Contemporary South African Photography on iPad

Figures & Fictions ($16.99) is an interesting app for iPad showcasing contemporary South African Photography showing the work of 17 photographers living and working in South Africa today. This app contains all the texts and illustrations, video interviews with the curator Tamar Garb and a selection of the artists, audio interviews with a selection of …

Manufactured Totems In Contemporary China

Manufactured Totems In Contemporary China

Raphaële Bertho, photography historian, writes about Alain Delorme's Totems: " These workers carry throughout the city unbelievable piles. These precarious columns made of cardboard, chairs, bottles or tires appear as the new totems of a society in complete transformation, both a factory for the world and a new El Dorado of the market economy." With …