What’s in a photo?

Terror é algo a que nos habituámos nos últimos anos. Sabemos que nenhum lugar é seguro, nenhuma cidade está a salvo. Esta fotografia retrata, de forma teatral, a potencial ameaça que todos enfrentamos nas nossas ruas, aeroportos, teatros, ciclovias. A postura do esqueleto, misto de admiração e terror, parece contrastar com a calma impassível dosContinue a ler “What’s in a photo?”

As fotografias do 9/11, Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz realizou mais de 5000 fotografias do Ground Zero, das quais 400 foram publicadas em “Aftermath”, pela Phaidon. Aqui fica o link para algumas: http://de.phaidon.com/agenda/photography/picture-galleries/2011/september/08/joel-meyerowitzs-world-trade-center-archive/  

Robert Frank Collection, National Gallery of Art

In October of 1958, French publisher Robert Delpire released Les Américains in Paris. The following year Grove Press published The Americans in New York with an introduction by Jack Kerouac (the book was released in January 1960). Like Frank’s earlier books, the sequence of 83 pictures in The Americans is non-narrative and nonlinear; instead it uses thematic, formal, conceptual and linguisticContinue a ler “Robert Frank Collection, National Gallery of Art”

The Next Revolution in Photography Is Coming

It’s time to stop talking about photography. It’s not that photography is dead as many have claimed, but it’s gone. Just as there’s a time to stop talking about girls and boys and to talk instead about women and men so it is with photography; something has changed so radically that we need to talkContinue a ler “The Next Revolution in Photography Is Coming”