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there’s a freedom in violence that you don’t understand: Part 2

The video below is part of a larger series of video’s titled Nationhood. The title of this particular ‘series within a series’, which focuses on gender-based violence, is adapted from a line in the Tune Yards song Riotriot.

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Wilhelm Venter – Rocklands Beach, Seapoint Promenade

a SPACES post a tile for building, a patch for quilting #9

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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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Hajila – the travelshop

a SPACES post a tile for building. a patch for quilting #2

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portraits of destruction – images of beauty

When does a photographic portrait of destruction / destructive behaviour cross a line into glory thereby losing its specificity (i.e. context, detail and history – future and past): An image of Alberta’s tar sands becomes a piece of art, on … 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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