Robert Llewellyn – Lexicon

Review by Gerhard Clausing • How do you decipher the unfamiliar and the unknown? What cues from your past can be applied to new, unfamiliar shapes and textures, seemingly incomprehensible, yet eerily demanding your attention? Do you need to design your own new personal visual system or “language” to deal with such new information that... Continue Reading →

Ellen Korth – //Walks//

Review by Douglas Stockdale • There are many stories related to the pervasive adaptions in response to the COIVID-19 pandemic, which has changed and impacted so many lives. Everyone has had to make numerous changes, whether travel plans, conferences, exhibitions, or art fairs due to this pandemic. It has impacted livelihoods and relationships, and sometimes... Continue Reading →

Regina Anzenberger – Roots & Bonds

Review by Douglas Stockdale • Regina Anzenberger’s Roots & Bonds is a self-published book that appears to be a mash-up of Paul Caponigro photographs and Abstract Expressionism artwork while reading like we are peeking into an artist’s private sketch book. Even more so when we find images with her hand-written notes in the margins of the... Continue Reading →

Matt Shallenberger – The Leaping Place

Review by Douglas Stockdale • Matt Shallenberger’s photobook The Leaping Place is a mashup of family history, overlaid with a visual investigation of Hawaiian mythology. He utilizes the Hawaiian mythology of Kumulipo, a long chant of creation, as the foundation for his own creation quest, using translations of this long chant to help guide him in... Continue Reading →

Lynn Alleva Lilley – Deep Time

Review by Douglas Stockdale • Ham and eggs. A wonderful breakfast in which it is said that the pig is fully committed, while the chicken is only involved. In the mid-1970’s endotoxin testing was in transition from using white bunnies to using Limulus amoebocyte lysate (LAL), a test method derived from the blood of Horseshoe... 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 →

Michael Kolster – Take Me to the River

Michael Kolster - Take Me to the River Photographer: Michael Kolster (born Milwaukee, WI, resides Brunswick, ME, USA) Publisher: George Thompson Publishing (USA) 2016 Essays: Michael Kolster, Alison Norström and Matthew Klingle Text: English Hardcover book with dust jacket, sewn binding, tri-tone (black & white) lithography, including 10 gatefolds, printed at ESB, Verona, Italy Photobook designer: David... Continue Reading →

Rose-Lynn Fisher – The Topography of Tears

Photographer:  Rose-Lynn Fisher (born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, lives in Los Angeles) Publisher:  Bellevue Literary Press, New York, NY; © 2017 Essays:  William H. Frey II, Ph.D., Ann Lauterbach, Rose-Lynn Fisher Text:  English Paperback, stiff cover with French flaps; 128 pages with duotone images; 8x8 inches; printed and bound in China Photobook Designer:  Mulberry Tree Press,... Continue Reading →

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