Albarran Cabrera – Remembering the Future

Review by Douglas Stockdale • In their introduction the Albarran Cabrera partnership expand on the premise of mankind’s thinking about our inability to accurately recall past memory as a potential way to consider future memories. As humans we are unique in our ability to plan ahead and that the forward-thinking process is probably as flawed... Continue Reading →

Caleb Cain Marcus – A Brief Moment After Death

Review by Dan Johns and Douglas Stockdale •  What transpires after one’s earthly passing? The earthly body ceases to function, but what of one’s spirit, essence, soul or other attributes attributed by various religions and faiths regarding the inner person? This is the concept behind Caleb Cain Marcus’s A Brief Moment After Death that visualizes what... Continue Reading →

TJ Norris – Shooting Blanks

Review by Douglas Stockdale • TJ Norris has recently released his first monograph, Shooting Blanks, that investigates the potential abstract and graphic patterns created by commercial signage that is in a state of disuse or disrepair, aspects of the modern urban landscape. That these signs are now “blank” is a small aspect of this body... Continue Reading →

John Divola – Vandalism

Review by Douglas Stockdale • This retrospective monograph that explores one of John Divola’s urban landscapeprojects created between 1974 and 1975 while finishing his MFA at UCLA (1974). His practice was a form of what today we would call “staged photography”; creating (spray painting) structures and staging events for the single purpose of being photographed,... Continue Reading →

Rose Steinmetz – Techenie (течение)

Review by Gerhard Clausing • I asked to review this project because it struck me as a challenging enigma. The photographer, Rose Steinmetz, who originally hails from the country of Georgia and now lives in Brazil, herself has a background that shares several cultural streams and influences. So it only seems fitting that this photographic... Continue Reading →

Cathy Immordino – Through The Looking Glass

Artist: Cathy Immordino (born Eden Prairie, MN & resides Los Angeles, CA) Self-Published, USA, 2017 Text: English Soft cover, hand printed & PVA binding, leporello design, cyanotype printing, Edition 20 Artist book concept & designer: Cathy Immordino Notes: In Lewis Carol’s fantasy novel Through the Looking Glass, the reader embarks on a curious journey that takes... Continue Reading →

David Lynch – Nudes

  Photographer:  David Lynch (born in Missoula, Montana; lives in Los Angeles, California) Publisher:  Thames & Hudson, New York, NY in association with Foundation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris; © 2017; published in the United States in June 2018 Cloth-bound hardback with transparent printed dust cover; 240 unpaginated pages with 125 black-and-white and color photographs;... Continue Reading →

Gary Ng – 1 + 1 = 3

  Photographer:  Gary Ng (born and resides in Hong Kong) Self-published, © 2017 Stiff cover, machine-sewn; 15x21 cm; 49 pages in full color; edition of 50 signed and numbered copies   Notes: Several years ago, there was a series of books by Fred Hüning, published by Peperoni Books, Berlin, entitled Einer/Zwei/Drei (2010-2011), subsequently reissued in... Continue Reading →

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