Monthly Archives: March 2011

Review: Inger Lise Rasmussen, Brilliant City

When I met Inger Lise Rasmussen at the Fotofest Paris portfolio review last November, one of the first things she said to me was “I’m not a photographer, I’m a print-maker.” This distinction is worth keeping in mind when looking at her work. Going through her portfolio at the time, it was clear to me […]

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Photographic help for Japan

Since the quake and tsunami hit Japan on Friday 11 March, a number of photo initiatives have sprung up to support the relief efforts that are being made after this terrible disaster. Here is a list of the ones that I have come across so far. If there are any other initiatives out there, please […]

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Ganbatte Japan!

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Postcards from Google Earth

Google just won’t stop popping up in the art world these days. After the much-hyped and thus far disappointing Google Art Project and several interesting photographic projects using Google Street View technology, the French artist Clement Valla has used Google Earth to create his Bridges series. The series began when Valla, who has worked as […]

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Interview: Christian Schink, A different kind of discovery

Hans-Christian Schink‘s latest series 1h is a real departure from the formal precision of much of his previous work and a delightful return to the essence of photography. The series has just been released in book form by Hatje Cantz (this one cannot have been easy to print!). Some of the works from 1h are […]

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