By definition, a myth can have no definitive version. Over time the stories warp and bow, taking on new meaning in relation to the era in which they are read. Jason Fulford is an artist with a preoccupation with this evolutionary insistence, and [...]
Paul Schiek's photographs often show us the familiar hidden in plain sight. The charismatic young men in his series Dead Men Don’t Look Like Me are actually American prisoners. Schiek appropriated a collection of postwar era mug shots, re-photographing [...]
In 2005 – after years of being “a bit of a drifter”, a bike messenger, and a counselor to troubled teens in Boston – Aaron McElroy bought a camera off eBay, and has been making curious, compelling, atmospheric and strikingly visceral images [...]
“When a close friend moved to Wyoming to work at the public radio station there, I went to [...]
The past twenty-five years since the fall of the Berlin Wall have led to amazing changes throughout Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and the rest of the world. Not everything that seemed possible to pipe-dreaming politicians and proponents [...]
Photographs need not be flat, they are layered multidimensional things, yet habit seems to induce most photographs to remain flat.
Perhaps this is a remnant of photography's struggle with the flatness of canvas painting, although artists [...]
Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin’s Ghetto was published ten years ago. It told the story of 12 modern ghettos, beginning in a refugee camp in Tanzania, leading us through places such as a psychiatric hospital in Cuba, a Maximum Security [...]