The trouble comes when we rely, as we increasingly do, on digital representation for most – or even all – of our knowledge about...
The trouble comes when we rely, as we increasingly do, on digital representation for most – or even all – of our knowledge about art. This deepens the ‘googlification’ of contemporary life, the …
Andrew Dewdney interviews Joanna Zylinska on the occasion of her recent publication ‘Nonhuman Photography’ (MIT Press, 2017). We are publishing here two excerpts from the conversation while the full interview is available to download as a pdf. In this first part, the discussion unpacks the notion of the nonhuman in image culture.
"I am trying to develop sets of relations between images and practices across time, across species, across technologies, and identify certain old tropes that are returning today. I would like to think that my mode of looking, which involves placing images along those deep-historical lines, is also a way of showing why photography matters".
For the past six years Heather Dewey-Hagborg has been researching, writing and producing artwork engaging the methodology of ‘forensic DNA phenotyping’. In this essay, she explores a different aspect of this technology and questions: is forensic DNA phenotyping a photographic process?
SITUATION #76: LaTurbo Avedon, Spring Diary, 2017 8 May – 14 May 2017 Fotomuseum Winterthur More by LaTurbo Avedon: turboavedon.com http://situations.fotomus...
How have these places managed to transform from monuments to atrocity and resistance into concrete clickbait?
How have these places managed to transform from monuments to atrocity and resistance into concrete clickbait?Concrete clickbait: next time you share a spomenik photo, think about what it means, Owen …
The University of YouTube: the medium, the user, photography and the search for really useful knowledge.
This short text is the result of an attempt to understand photographic theory by YouTube, which took the shape of an online errand of forking paths, full of interesting digressions, leading of course everywhere and nowhere.