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Q&A with photographer Frank Hallam Day

Q&A with photographer Frank Hallam Day | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Alongside exhibiting, self-taught photographer Day also teaches photography in several educational institutions in the US. He majoured in social science at the University of Chicago, and went to complete a masters in sociology at UC Santa Barbara. Formally a State Department employee, Day travelled extensively, being stationed in Africa for much of the time, during which he continued to work as an artist, predominantly painting. He has found success with series including Ship Hulls and RV Night, and continues to work on personal projects internationally.

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Abstract Photographs Represent 'Politically Blurry Borders Between Nations'

Abstract Photographs Represent 'Politically Blurry Borders Between Nations' | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The inspiration behind Turkish artist Burak Arikan’s series, Bored-er, came directly out of his travels abroad: “Like most people who travel, I am sick of the visa controls, security checks, and all that constructed paranoia” surrounding a nation’s borders.

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Berlin: Subjective Photography, a Retrospective

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From Fall 2013 to Spring 2014, the Kicken gallery in Berlin held  a two-part, museum-worthy exhibition featuring hundred works from the “Subjective Photography” movement. The photographs were magnificent, as always at the Kicken, which specializes in vintage photography and works on paper. (The rare large format photographs from pictorialist photographer Heinrich Kühn on display in the basement are also a must-see.)

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