I’m not sure what prompted me to buy Rinko Kawauchi‘s Illuminance. From the packaging, I suspect I bought it from Target, but I can’t find the receipt or any record of the purchase, and the sources that usually drive (or drove) my photobook acquisition strategy were silent on it in the weeks and months before […]
I picked this Aenne Biermann 60 Fotos reprint up after a recommendation from (who else) Jorg Colberg, and like many other books before it, I’m glad I did.
The Whispering of Things: Excerpts from a photography journal, 2008-2016 is just what the title describes: excerpts from Thomas Krempke’s photography journals. The written entries vary from descriptions of the project to observations on life and photography (and living through photography, photographing as proof-of-life), and the photography is mostly of the snapshot variety.
Everything old is new again, all thanks and praise be to God. Iain McKell‘s latest book, New Girl Order, revolves around a group of young female artists and performers, and they look like the raver- and hippy-kids I grew up around, all happenings and experimenting with clothes and hair and ways of being… I honestly […]
What to say about Sohrab Hura‘s The Coast: Twelve Parallel Short Stories… Well, it was, I believe, the July 2019 photobook-of-the-month from the excellent Charcoal Book Club, and if I recall, it got a bunch of press, not all of it entirely positive, around its release. It’s made some best of lists for 2019, and, […]
Andy Warhol loved America, warts and all, and America is his homage, his love letter, to it, to us, to US.
Happy Thanksgiving, gentle readers in the US, and Happy Thursday for everyone else. This year, I’m thankful for so much, but for purposes of this blog entry, I’m thankful for the Instant Film Society and Polacon.