I source original, censored packaging from Iran.
Packaging in which the women have been erased.
Inked out, individually, by hand.
I remove the blacked-out figure from the surrounding image,
and a transformation occurs. Continue Reading →
Highly interesting Line-up of Critics, Curators and Artists at this year’s Paris Photo Platform conference, Nov 15–18 2012.
This year the Paris Photo Platform features 4 days of conferences directed by Roxana Marcoci, Curator of Photography at MoMA | The Museum of Modern Art, New York, with the special contribution of Paul Holdengräber, Director of “LIVE from The New York Public Library.”
Structured as an experimental platform for critical discussions, the Paris Photo Platform engages in dynamic and robust debates about the expanded field and perspectives of photography. Continue Reading →
“My paintings express my personal and cultural histories. Having grown up on the island of Taiwan, I have a deep affinity for the elemental power of water and the forces of nature. Now living in America, I feel the ebb and flow of competing cultures. The ancient philosophies of my homeland, which teach self-discipline and selflessness, collide and mingle with Western notions of ego, alienation, and desire. Continue Reading →
“I made my first picture using camera obscura techniques in my darkened living room in 1991. In setting up a room to make this kind of photograph, I cover all windows with black plastic in order to achieve total darkness.
Quick Brown Fox is a curated blog by Alex Rose, a photographer from Dublin, Ireland. Alex has an interest in the self publishing world and wanted to create an outlet for photographers to produce mini projects away from their normal practice.
Quick Brown Fox was the product of this idea. She wanted to see how one word alone could inspire a piece of work from for a photographer and having completed their own project they then pass on a word to another photographer. It is updated twice a week but towards the end of the month will become weekly. She is looking for submissions of all kinds. Continue Reading →
Armando Alvarez is an artist who has been photographing his surroundings for as long as he can remember. His photographs have been described as greedy, sarcastic, and somewhat the equivalent of a cross between Duke Ellington and Bad Brains. He makes no apologies for these descriptions. He prefers the slow, arduous process of shooting on “outdated” medium format film cameras over the immediacy of digital cameras and computer software.
He currently lives and works in South Texas where he spends all his free time with his wife and three beautiful children.
See more of his work at