It’s not exactly a vintage year for the highly-coveted Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, hosted by The Photographers’ Gallery, but one shortlisted artist in particular makes a bold statement for the award.
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Emma Smith, former Head of Creative Enterprise at the Bluecoat, will lead the biennial festival through next phase of growth.
Roe Ethridge’s latest photobook, Sacrifice Your Body, is a searing exploration of the real making itself present in an artificial world, and provides plenty for Tim Clark to think about.
For the latest in our PICTURED series, Tim Clark turns his attention to PARTY, Spanish photographer Cristina de Middel’s reworking of Chairman Mao TseTung’s bible of communism.
The recent Europa Re-Imagined symposium in Cardiff was the latest event organised by the European Prospects project, exploring issues of experience and identity through photography and contemporary art in Europe. Rory Duckhouse reports.
The First Person Plural conference at London’s Media Space set out to reflect on the legacy of photographer Tony Ray-Jones and examine issues associated with photography in the digital age, while also speculating on the medium’s future. Tim Clark reports from the one-day event.
Published on the occasion of his exhibition at the Hungarian House of Photography in Budapest, Arion Gábor Kudász’s new monograph maps the logic of memory through a photographic exploration of his late mother’s personal belongings.
For the latest in our series focusing on art books, Tim Clark sits down with Ping Pong Conversations and is enthralled by the long, friendly discussion between stalwart of American lyrical documentary photography Alec Soth and Italian critic and curator Francesco Zanot.
For the latest instalment of our regular Pictured series focusing on art books, Tim Clark reflects on Veramente, the career-spanning monograph from pioneer of new Italian landscape photography, Guido Guidi.
For the latest instalment in our series, Tim Clark considers the carefully fabricated world of Robert Zhao Renhui, whose pairings of photographs and text blur fact and fiction to address our lack of regard for the natural environment.
For this year’s London Art Fair, Edel Assanti gallery has been invited to guest curate Photo50, focusing on the distinction between the material and the digital. We catch up with co-director Jeremy Epstein to learn more about the aesthetic dialogues they plan to draw out and the huge changes they are witnessing in the medium of photography.
For the first instalment of our Pictured series for 2014, Tim Clark picks up the weighty monograph from legendary Swedish photographer, Anders Petersen, and is blown away by its raw photographs that are brimming with kindness and fury, beauty and abjection.
Continuing our series on visually rich art books, Tim Clark takes a peek inside Paul Salveson’s Between the Shell, winner of the First Book Award 2013, and discovers an unexpected and absurdist upheaval of everyday environments.
Ben Harman, Curator of Contemporary Art at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art, has been appointed director of Stills Gallery, Edinburgh.
Tim Clark, who writes a-n’s fortnightly PICTURED column, provides a rundown of the ten visually rich art books that have piqued his curiosity during 2013.
For the latest in our series on art books, Tim Clark turns his attention to Marie Angeletti’s HOTEL 11a 1bis, an ambiguous and uneasy decontextualisation of the surfaces and spaces of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Shoreditch.
For the latest instalment in our series on art books, Tim Clark is in awe of AMC Journal Issue 7, The Great Refusal, a document of post-World War II protest that simultaneously reveals the birth of new forms of hedonism.
Continuing our series on art books, Tim Clark is blinded by Lorenzo Vitturi’s A Dalston Anatomy, a vibrant and kaleidoscopic look at London’s Ridley Road Market that blends photography, sculpture and collage.
The Social: Encountering Photography, a new festival for photography in Sunderland and north-east England, opens to the public today. We speak to the organisers, Carol McKay and Amanda Ritson about what’s in store, and offer a selection of some of the newly commissioned work.
Marking the tenth instalment in our series on art books, Tim Clark turns his attention to David Campany’s Gasoline, an evocative publication comprising 37 press images of gas stations that are imbued with their own history and reveal more than they purport to show.
The role of the artist studio within processes of redevelopment in cities has been brilliantly captured in a fascinating publication, The Nomadic Studio: Art, Life and the Colonisation of Meanwhile Space. Tim Clark speaks to Michael Heilgemeir, the photographer behind it.
Our series on art books continues with New Irish Works, a rich resource showcasing a wealth of projects from 25 artists born or based in Ireland.
For the latest instalment in our series on art books, Tim Clark pulls Simon Menner’s new publication, Top Secret, off the shelf and reflects on photographs from the Stasi archive that document the surveillance work of the former East Germany.
Continuing our series on art books, Tim Clark savours the beautiful simplicity of Aleix Plademunt’s Almost There, a galaxy-spanning journey into the photographer’s physical existence.
Continuing our series focusing on visually-rich art books, Tim Clark picks up Marion Gronier’s Glorious, a collection of colour portraits of travelling circus performers, and finds an intense and intriguing study of human presence.