Mix one part Robert Frank, one part Uncommon Spaces-era Stephen Shore, and two parts Joel Sternfeld, toss in a pinch of Alec Soth, shrink it down to 1/4 size, then blow it back up again and fast forward 30 years, and what do you have? It’s Joshua Dudley Greer’s Somewhere Along the Line.
Maja Daniels’ Elf Dalia “weaves together a narrative born out of the Swedish valley of Älvdalen” according to the publisher’s blurb. It was the Charcoal Book Club photobook of the month selection for (if my counting is correct) June 2019.
Katil Var was a long time coming. I preordered it back in early 2019 and waited patiently through editing woes, issues with printers, and then COVID-related fun stuff, but it’s finally here! And unusually for me, I’m reviewing it in a timely manner, largely to get some press out for the book. tl;dr: Katil Var […]
Doggerland was the area of land that connected England to the rest of mainland Europe back in the last Ice Age. In Brian David Stevens’ book, it’s a more a state of mind, a place submerged, beneath, behind.
“Prototype Man” is a great little zine from 1980. I found Suzanne Winterberger thanks to In/Sights, and ran to pick up “Prototype Man,” which was pretty much the only thing I could find. It’s a great little zine from 1980, featuring some fun photographs of a rather generic-looking white college professor-type from 1980—shaggy hair, beard, […]
I’m not sure where I came upon Ben Mills’ ‘4 Stops’ zines. I don’t follow Mills or his @hipshootfilm on Instagram, nor do I follow any of the photographers in vol. 1 or 2 of the zine. I haven’t listened to the Sunny 16 or Negative Positives podcasts, which are thanked in both volumes, in […]
I wasn’t going to buy this book… I’m not too interested in archives, and despite spending a semester studying archives and their performance (don’t ask) as part of my MA studies at Stony Brook, and American Origami seems, at first (and fifth) glance to be a rather poor exploration of a particular archive. But then […]