Jeudi 20 octobre au soir, je sors du colloque “Si la photo est bonne” et rebranche mon iPhone. L’appareil s’anime: divers messages de journalistes me demandent mon avis sur les images de la mort de Khadafi.
How much have Madame Bovary, Ariane, Solal and Jules and Jim taught us about other ways to love? How much have characters from novels have taught us about the rules of seduction, the paradoxes of desire?
"During the six months I photographed Mishima, he never acted like a literary giant. He always carried a small traveling bag in which he put everything. I never saw him behave arrogantly toward anyone. He was sweet and sincere to those who were serious about things."
Noh Suntag made The Forgetting Machines series (2006-2007) by retaking funerary photographic portraits put in front of the tombs of those who died during the Gwangju Democratization Movement in South Korea. The photographic images appear distorted, tainted, burnt, and even obscured with vapors. Noh did not retouch his photographs, but took pictures of the portraits (G) as they were.
I first discovered Alison Turner's work when I was selecting images for the Center for Fine Art Photography's exhibition, Dreams. Alison had a haunting image and I was happy to include it into the exhibition.
Josef Koudelka’s Gitans, la fin du voyage, published in 1975 by Éditions Delpire in France, and by Aperture in the United States (under the title Gypsies)—not to mention a special edition prepared by MoMA—is a classic 20th century work
"Perhaps instead of setting aside money for competitions, photographers can re-distribute some of that money toward purchasing independent books and zines. It'd be great to see those niche verticals flourish and grow.
In the early 1970′s, while walking with a friend through a park in Tokyo, photographer Kohei Yoshiyuki noticed that young couples used the park as a space for intimate encounters in the belief that they are protected by the darkness of the night. Equipped with a small camera and Kodak’s infrared flashbulb, Yoshiyuki produced a series of photographs that captures the nightly performance in Tokyo’s parks.