2023-01-26 2023-01-28
Lens Culture

Rato, Tesoura, Pistola

Made in collaboration with his two kids, Pedro Guimarães’ book is a different take on the family album—one that bounces back and forth between imaginations to conjure up the spectres, smiles and scrapes of childhood.

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Lens Culture

Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2

Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker and photographer. The second in a two-part series.

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Lens Culture

Jardín de mi Padre

Across a collection of archival images, cyanotypes, newspaper clippings and natural ephemera, Luis Carlos Tovar revisits an unspoken family memory to explore the thorny process of reconciling with Colombia’s past.

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Lens Culture

Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I

Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker and photographer. The first in a two-part series.

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Lens Culture

Scenes of Return

What makes some photographers return to the same places over and over again? Building their projects around a specific location, this collection of artists share a devotion to observing the rhymes and rhythms of a particular place.

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Lens Culture

14 Most Popular Photo Discoveries from 2022

Some of LensCulture’s most popular photo highlights from 2022 — a mix of new discoveries, photobook reviews, interviews, essays, solo exhibitions and visual stories.

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Lens Culture

Favorite Photobooks 2022

38 curators, artists, editors and photography experts share their personal favorite photobooks from 2022 — a delightfully diverse list of great recommendations.

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Lens Culture

Lakeside

Weaving together portraits, landscapes, found objects, and advertising imagery in his new photobook, Shane Rocheleau presents an unsparing view of complicated American history.

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British Journal of Photography
Community and validation: Leica Women Foto awardees on their career-changing wins

Community and validation: Leica Women Foto awardees on their career-changing wins

The award-winning photographers Rosem Morton, Rania Matar and September Bottoms discuss validation, community and empowering women through photography
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British Journal of Photography
Mark Power’s chartered waters

Mark Power’s chartered waters

The Magnum photographer talks to Ravi Ghosh about reissuing The Shipping Forecast, his seminal book navigating the British Isles’ 31 sea areas
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British Journal of Photography
Sari Soninen’s visual account of an acid-induced psychosis

Sari Soninen’s visual account of an acid-induced psychosis

“One day I thought I was God’s chosen one. The next day, I was Satan,” says Sari Soininen. Six years on, the photographer reveals her experience in a book that “sealed the process of healing”
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British Journal of Photography
Come face to face with Hockney, Scorsese and Patti Smith in New York

Come face to face with Hockney, Scorsese and Patti Smith in New York

A new exhibition at the International Center of Photography brings together portraits of famous faces by Tacita Dean, Brigitte Lacombe and Catherine Opie
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British Journal of Photography
Sasha Huber redresses seven portraits of enslaved individuals made in 1850, in an act of decolonisation and grace

Sasha Huber redresses seven portraits of enslaved individuals made in 1850, in an act of decolonisation and grace

The work forms a stand against the racist scientist Louis Agassiz, who first commissioned the portraits.
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British Journal of Photography
“We have the privilege of starting something new”: Inside the Centre for British Photography

“We have the privilege of starting something new”: Inside the Centre for British Photography

Hoping to reignite appreciation for a ‘neglected’ UK photo scene, James Hyman will open the Centre for British Photography at the end of this month. How will the new institution serve the community?
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British Journal of Photography
Inside the “surreal ecosystems” informed by a depersonalisation disorder

Inside the “surreal ecosystems” informed by a depersonalisation disorder

A trip to Shanghai allowed Chloé Milos Azzopardi to open her mind – and image-making – to the fictions and interconnectedness of the natural world
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British Journal of Photography
Ivan Vartanian’s sprawling tome plots the history of Japanese photo magazines

Ivan Vartanian’s sprawling tome plots the history of Japanese photo magazines

From late-19th century manuals to the “golden era” of the 1980s, this mammoth publication illustrates how photo magazines shaped the development of the medium in Japan
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Magnum Photos

Lindokuhle Sobekwa named inaugural Kobal Fellow

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“The Era of Plenty is Over”

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Magnum Photos

Last Minute Gift Ideas from Magnum

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Magnum Photos

Watching Me, Watching You

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Magnum Photos

Magnum’s second NFT drop is live

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Digitizing the Color Archive

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After Dark

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Magnum Photos

Sabiha Çimen Wins First PhotoBook Award

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ASBX
Taka Mayumi Koisuru Toriko

Taka Mayumi Koisuru Toriko

  Full Article on Patreon   In Prisoner In Love, the flow is at once calm and exciting. It is similar to allowing one’s body to be carried downstream in a river safely with a bump on the body’s backside every once in a while to remind them of the rocks beneath the surface. Metaphors […]

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ASBX
Pedro Alfacinha 1985

Pedro Alfacinha 1985

    Full Article on Patreon   Returning to the idea of memories, one can feel all of these tendencies in the work used to enforce a slippage of time. Close-up images and somewhat obscure faces place the photographs inside a dream factory or memory farm. These fragments of realism play heavily with our ability […]

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ASBX
Elise Toïdé Les Vagues

Elise Toïdé Les Vagues

Full Article on Patreon   There are pleasant reminders through the book of our interconnectivity and the reach of summer, as seen through the beach environment, which has a very appealing significance to memory, as does the use of golden light in the work. The trigger for possible memories does not end with those images. […]

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ASBX
Publishers Be Honest. You Don’t Really Want Criticism.

Publishers Be Honest. You Don’t Really Want Criticism.

  The first part of Jörg’s post that needs immediate attention is the following: his response to the broad claims made between the journal questions and the survey responses indicates a lack of serious criticism. I might address that I felt several publisher responses, from my end, were quite diplomatic in their answers. There was […]

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ASBX
Simon Bray Conversation with Brad Feuerhelm Dear Kairos

Simon Bray Conversation with Brad Feuerhelm Dear Kairos

  This conversation was recorded as a podcast and then translated into text. With this in mind, familiarity becomes more apparent. Simon Bray is a British artist working on his first photobook, tentatively titled Dear Kairos. Simon is part of the Nearest Truth Year-Long Photobook Program. He has also attended several NT workshops with Raymond […]

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ASBX
Toyohiko Yasui One Thousand Millimeter 1973

Toyohiko Yasui One Thousand Millimeter 1973

Full Article and Full Sequence of Book on Patreon   The desire found in that book functions incredibly obliquely. Images of women do not, even when on a bed and nude, represent sex or an objectifying element; they are reduced to the same void as everything else and feel like a piece of the vortex. […]

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ASBX
Kim Thue Lode

Kim Thue Lode

Kim Thue from Lode Image is contained in the press pack. Full Article on Patreon   I also believe artists should be open to dialog. Not every conversation is an inquisition, and if your intentions are not poor, we all gain in you underscoring your thoughts instead of hiding from them or our questions. Many […]

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Suvremena hrvatska fotografija
The Most Beautiful Place in the World

The Most Beautiful Place in the World

Contemporary Slovenian photography, or at least the selected fragment of it was presented to the domestic public in another exhibition of the Croatian Photographic Union, this time held in KlovićeviDvori. The curator, Sandra KrižićBoban moves the focus from the domestic art scene to the neighboring scene, the Slovenian scene, creating a collaboration with Gallery Fotografija…

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Suvremena hrvatska fotografija
Faces of Time

Faces of Time

In 1929, German photographer August Sander (1876-1964) published a book with sixty photographs portraying the people of his time. In genre terms, one might call these photographs portraits which either show individual persons, or several of them set in the same environment. It is clear that each person is aware that he / she is…

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Suvremena hrvatska fotografija
Somewhere

Somewhere

She began at this time to describe landscape as if anything she saw was a natural phenomenon, a thing existent in itself, and she found it, this exercise, very interesting and it finally led her to the later series of Operas and Plays. I am trying to be as commonplace as I can be, she used to…

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Suvremena hrvatska fotografija
Media-logged journey– pleasures and asceticism of transcendence

Media-logged journey– pleasures and asceticism of transcendence

Media-logged journey as transcendence of “the imminent conditions of consciousness” and the naïve art-phenomenology of “reality” Đukić versus Altamira and On Kawara Assuming reality is real, its media-trace/manifestation are also real. The significance of the media-projected reality uncovers itself through strengthening the awareness of necessity to transcend the realistic ideology frame. It is exactly this…

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Suvremena hrvatska fotografija
Constructing an identity through the family archive  / Archon of the family heritage

Constructing an identity through the family archive / Archon of the family heritage

Where does the need to build an identity by reconstructing a family history come from? What is it in the past that is so strong that we could possibly rely on in an attempt to define our own existence?  Are we looking for an explanation? For reasons? Justification?  Or are we simply denying our own…

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Suvremena hrvatska fotografija
Davor Sanvincenti’s Fringe Oscillations

Davor Sanvincenti’s Fringe Oscillations

Davor takes interest in the fringe fields of light. What does he find in them? Fringe frequencies? But there is no such a thing, cause frequencies always move on, metamorphosing from visible to invisible, from light to sound and, further down to the oscillations that make up the universe. The given possibilities of our perceptions…

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