Category Archives: Photographer

Gabrielle Goliath (excerpts from Bouquet I, II, III and BERNICE)

I am a strong proponent for art that reveals the most vulnerable within the artist’s character or that directly attempts to unveil the most vulnerable in others. This is brave art. This art exposes fallibility and humanity, which at it’s best … Continue reading

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Carrie Mae Weems

How does the ‘historical’ document box up your past and determine for the rest of the world what your present is? And in the midst of this narrowing of your individual pathway how and who would contribute to a progressive … Continue reading

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Matt Stuart = aWKwaRd MAGIC

Our bodies have entire conversations with one another with no need for vocal chord interruption. Amazing. Photographer Matt Stuart manages to capture these bodies during their unimpressive moments of interaction. Stuart does not capture the obvious ‘holy’ and ‘oh so’ … Continue reading

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Zaneli Muholi and Zineb Sedira

How does having a relationship with that which is or those who are photographed, alter the perspective of viewer. All elements within an image affect interpretation: angle, facial expression, body position, distance, action. The photographer can patronize, embrace, deceive, simply … Continue reading

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When do objects carry the weight of story?

At the age of 16 Jessica Backhaus began her studies as a photographer. Her passion drew her to Paris and New York. Her frame contains the pulse of lost narrative. Looking at each image is like looking at the residue … Continue reading

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private spaces – les slesnick

I found Les Slesnick’s work while on a web search for new photographers. All images are quietly framed; still spaces from private homes their occupants out for the day, or still people proudly posed and focused on the task at … Continue reading

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on dignity and respect in portraiture

The attitude of a photographer has a huge impact on their work and transforms the final product infusing it with that perspective. Like most art, I don’t feel that, even from a documentary standpoint a photograph can dispel all subjectivity … Continue reading

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