The Australia Council’s continued support for media art practice will be...– I’m excited! Arts Hub
I have just deleted my facebook account. Not as simple a task as I would have liked? Where to now? Glad you asked. I am about to order some 5x4 colour negative sheet film from B&H. Expect to see some big changes around here.
At other times, however, photography is more like hunting and gathering, a much...– Bill Bachman
A New Flickr Feature
Flickr has introduced a new feature, flickr sessions, can’t say I’ll be using it much. Here’s a link to my sets anyway, enjoy.
Pop Loser: From Wired’s DJ Shadow interview. I... →
poploser: From Wired’s DJ Shadow interview. I just think that the internet has been sold to us as our savior. As a means to create a new economy, as our spiritual salvation, whatever. Everything is supposed to be bigger and better online. But what I think people have lost sight of — and I don’t think…
The CCP and the NGV are having exhibitions about photography and surveillance, if you are in Melbourne over the coming weeks go see the shows. The NGV show opens on Friday the 30th of September. Two useful distractions while the annual Neanderthal kick-fest is on, no?
This led to the idea of somehow trying to intervene in the search results, so I...– http://rhizome.org/editorial/2011/sep/24/artist-profile-daniel-bejar/
Martin Parr's Blog →
Who would have guessed?
Music from a dry-cleaners!
Richard Hamilton Dies at 89
Well known Pop artist Richard Hamilton has died. More on Art info.
One day, I’ll be as eloquent as Mr.Adams; one day!
Indeed, algorithmic curation may well be the most democratic method of curating possible. Internet culture, as cemented in communities like tumblr, invites anyone to curate, but it does nothing to address the top-down nature of curating itself: the best tumblrs, like the best art curators, are known for a taste and judgment which is in some way distinctively superhuman, and itself a subject of...
The shadowless, white urban symmetries and the green arboreal chaos dissolve...– Dave Hickey, pg 8 William Eggelston Before Color, pub Steidlh 2010 Göttingen, Germany ISBN 978-3-86930-122-8
JR in conversation
“…I am still dreaming of patronage and philanthropy, but all I see is sponsoring…”
Polaroid 95a 120 Film Conversion With Legos →
WOW!! Just WOW!!
A "Must See" →
This block buster exhibition of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s work is on my list of things to do over the holidays now.
Photo-Books & Remixing
Having done a couple of spreads I emailed Bruce scans to show him what I had done. I’ll admit I was very nervous. I liked and still like my remix very much, but I wasn’t so sure what Bruce would say. I thought it’s maybe one thing to say “Sure, cut up my book,” and quite another thing to actually see it done. Much to my delight, Bruce was very excited about it.
Strange Ethereal & Poetic →
Laura Griffin’s body of work is oddly hypnotic, poetic and distanced.
....: “Anybody with a cameraphone can produce... →
“Anybody with a cameraphone can produce them. While no one with any comprehension of the artistic and technical process would argue that it must be easy to create a good photograph, the ubiquity of photographs, and their accessibility, lead us to think that we are all experts at interpreting…