Essays

God’s Documentarian

Floating above the terrestrial scene is a waxing moon, its craters and seas finely etched into its silvery face.

Book Report #3

1864 by Matthew Brandt, Too Tired for Sunshine by Tara Wray, A Habit of Self Deceit by Lorena Turner.

White / Flower / Fist

Bazille’s flower seller poses a more complicated question than Manet’s Olympia.

Rosa Verhoeve

Kopi Susu is modest in scale but not in ambition, its power is to be found in the contemplative and the quietly suggestive, it whispers its secrets.

Peter Hujar’s Photographic Truth

Hujar understood and utilized photography’s tension between document and theatricality.

Book Report #2 / Jim Goldberg’s Candy

Goldberg is not content with a traditional monograph; with each publication, he finds new strategies to expand our understanding of the book form.

Christiane Feser: On Not Expecting a Window

For over a decade, Christiane Feser has been making images that explicitly or implicitly intervene in photographic transparency.

Book Report No.1

Books discussed in this first installment are ‘Elegy’ by Justin Kimball, ‘Rift / Fault’ by Marion Belanger, and ‘Either Limits or Contradictions’ by Nick Meyer.

Picturing San Francisco

The lineage of photographers associated with San Francisco is unique in the history of the medium.