One of the reasons Shinya Arimoto’s Tibet rings so true for me is that the work was begun from a point of self-critique. Towards the end of the book, Arimoto recounts that he was once a twenty-something, backpacking in India, travelling fast and shooting freely. When his undeveloped film was stolen, he fell into a […]
About Matt Dunne
Matt is a photographer and writer living in Melbourne, Australia. He writes for Tending to the Garden, a website exploring photography’s relationship to nature and photography in Australia. He makes photographic work dealing with the complex and problematic relationship between people and nature.
The Great Wall of China, like China itself, is a fragmented, broken up site held together by history, mythology and necessity. Xiaoxiao Xu’s new book, Watering my Horse by a Spring at the Foot of the Long Wall, reminds readers that although the wall is unquestionably present in memory, history and myth, what really exists […]