Uncanny beings

TAHIA FARHIN HAQUE / UNCANNY BEINGS exhibit & text We are variations-creatures conceived undead, neither one thing nor another, or two things without a moment’s delay… uncanny things that have nothing to do with whatever remains of creation, detestations that toxify the world by sowing our frenzy wherever we go, glutting light and murkiness with […]

FORBIDDEN CITY

J-C BOURCART / FORBIDDEN CITY exhibit & text 1999 MADELEINE I got the idea of camouflaging my camera in Frankfurt, where I was shooting an essay on its brothels. Obviously,cameras weren’t allowed, there were signs everywhere. Against the fluorescent background the women seemed to float within an imaginary stage set. They looked like pastry in […]

ANGST

SOHAM GUPTA / ANGST exhibit & short story Through the grayness of this concrete city, streams of tin-box vehicles flow ahead languidly – and like at a river’s delta, distributaries of little hatchbacks and dented yellow taxis branch off from the main road, spreading in varied directions. From your roof, you can see the whole […]

Calin Kruse on Books

CALIN KRUSE / ON BOOKS interview by Léonard Pongo This is a transcript from an audio conversation. Leonard Pongo: At first, not knowing you, I thought you were very difficult to reach out to. Other people around me have felt the same way. How would you explain this? Calin Kruse: I don’t think I’m not […]

BLADE RUNNER

SCOTT TYPALDOS / BLADE RUNNER films seen by photographers Blade Runner was a shadowy withchunt which imprinted my childhood. I first was drawn to it through its anarchronic visuals and the complex antagonism of its psychogenetic characters. It is the formal manner through which the work interrogates our alineation and anthropoid constructions that made me […]

TOP GUN

CYRIL COSTILHES / TOP GUN exhibit & text 1986Top Gun. Tom Cruise. Airstrike and cheesy bromance. That Hollywood/Pentagon production movie used as a recruitment tool by the navy. A Propaganda blockbuster that made Americans love war. My childhood memories was frozen on a particular scene, the backlit love scene, the silhouettes, the kisses and tongues. […]

2001

DIMITRI OTXA COHEN-TANUGI / 2001 films seen by photographers I`ve always been very bad at school. I didn’t like classes and what we were forced to read. When I first discovered science fiction books it was a revelation. I had finally found something that interested me and that I could do with pleasure. So I […]

Beautiful Decay

YAMANAKA MANABU /BEAUTIFUL DECAY interview with Cyril Costilhes Editor’s note: The following interview was started by Cyril Costilhes. After a few questions were answered japanese Yamanaka Manabu photographer lost patience and wrote us this following message: “Please see attached my Q&A which I answered in an interview… Although we could not find our particular answers in […]

The invisible one

IKKO KAGARA / THE INVISIBLE ONE interview by Mayliss & Lukas Zpira Ikko Kagari, is well known in Japan and by amateurs around the world for his controversial photography and his discretion. No one has ever seen his face. It was hard for us to get close to him and it took some time and […]

In discussion

MIRON ZOWNIR / SCOT SOTHERN in conversation ©Scot Sothern Hey Miron, I think our common denominator is that we both hold dear to the outlaw photographer handle which is something people seem to admire but usually from a distance. I’m new to your work but I really like it and I’m a little surprised I […]