Face to Face, the latest book by Japanese photographer Seiichi Furuya, uses portraiture to explore states of love, loss, mental illness and memory. Furuya previously published five books over a span of two decades in the series Mémoires, all containing photographs made during his relationship with Christine Gössler. Furuya and Gössler met in Austria in […]
About Andy Pham
Andy Pham is an American photographer and writer. His photographic practice is mainly a personal response to mental chaos and the human psychological condition, set within the American South, where he lives.
“I won’t hurt you” About halfway through Linn Phyllis Seeger’s first book, You I Everything Else, these four words sit repeated on the page like an omen. It is not a photograph in itself, at least in the traditional sense of what we think of as a photograph. Rather, it is a screenshot of a […]
Limitations can set you free. In the art world and in society, institutions and gatekeepers often hold the keys to individual opportunities. These closed circles, whether rooted in race, gender, class, status or otherwise, can be exhausting and impenetrable if one is trying to make work that reaches a wider audience or has a broader […]
Tanpa Izin by Ohemaa Dixon is an intriguing book, both in terms of the physical object itself and the themes which it opens for discussion. The title, which translates from Indonesian to “without permission”, hints at the act of “taking” pictures without the explicit consent of a subject or subjects. The book offers several points […]
In Raymond Meeks’ latest monograph, “Ciprian Honey Cathedral” (MACK 2020), the photographs flitter between heavy and light.