work in a sales department at a plant that produces soft drinks. My working day begins at 9 a.m. At 9 a.m. I must put my admission card to a special sensor at the clock-house to witness my appearance in the workplace. It is easy to check up punctuality of the employees. A few minutes […]
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Night is in the astronomical sense, the period when the sun is below the horizon, depending on where you are. The night is both frightening and fascinating. Frightening because potential hazards from the environment is more difficult to avoid since they are harder to discern. Fascinating because it is both the beginning of something new, […]
e 26 janvier 2012, soyez les bienvenu-es au vernissage de l’exposition de Dorothée Smith : ”hear us marching up slowly” – photographies à la galerie les filles du calvaire à paris, de 18h à 21h. La galerie est heureuse de présenter la première exposition personnelle de Dorothée Smith à Paris. Cette jeune artiste française est diplômée de l’Ecole de Photographie […]
The photographers of this issue of PRIVATE untitled “Lost” use conceptual, surreal and anthropological photography to narrate inner landscapes of human beings. “You are going to tell me in a single image, set up, disguised, fabricated if necessary, the whole story of the man and the woman. You are going to paint me a story of sadness, of pain, and sometimes of joy so close and so simple, of its forgeries. You have not come to make me laugh, that’s what make you great, but to tell me: We are here! We exist!”
Writer(s): Alain Leverrier
The motive in this body of work is to mend the tension and tragedy created when conflicting emotions meet.
Such photographs are there not to gratify a curiosity, but are made in response to a feeling: it is not only the landscape we see, even if it takes solid form, and darkens or brightens in certain frames, or is transformed by the space under changing skies…
Writer(s): Franck Bijou
«I was in a psychiatric institute, immersed in a place I could not escape from. Facing the other patients’ vulnerability as much as my own, I photographed the daily setting of our isolation: rooms, corridors and the misty landscape surrounding the building that reflected our faded gazes. Although we shared the same space, we were […]
«I experiment life through a spontaneous and daily photographic act. We must not ignore the world around us. With this commitment, I state through images feelings, sensations and mental states caused by the elements and events encountered on my way… From this approach emerges photography that is no longer limited to the visual aspect of […]
his project was conducted in 2009 as part of an artist residency in Franche-Comté. It begins with the urge to work from pre-existing pictures, as a direct link to the memory of a territory and its inhabitants. Asking them to show their family photograph albums, Lionel Pralus has isolated details from those archives, confronting them […]
onducted in 2009 as part of an artist residency, Nothing, but trees takes the form of a personal diary, in the way that it is turned towards her own experience of this territory. A reflection of her meetings, observations colored with her dry poetry, like words we sometimes prefer not to hear. (From PRIVATE 49 – […]
Mastering this split image is the role which photographers of African origin have assigned themselves, sometimes against their better judgement, in order to avoid misunderstandings.
Writer(s): Argo Spier, Lawore Olufemi, Odimegwu Onwumere, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, Segun Akinlolu, Simon Njami, Terry a O’Neal, Uche Nduka
Trained at the Market Photo Workshop, Muholi came to national attention in September 2004 with her exhibition Visual Sexuality
My wife, Corinne, lived with her parents in Gabon in the town of Port Gentil for the
Who is frightened by the night? Frightened, not made anxious. Few people. I think of the bedridden, entrenched in themselves and listening to messages sent by their body, interpreting and resisting them.
Writer(s): Alison Stine, Amy King, Birgitta Jonsdottir, Christopher Truman, Don Tuthill, Geraldine Green, Gian Paolo Guerini, James Meetze, Jordan Stempleman, Marcello Fois, Marcus Slease, Matteo Fantuzzi, Matthew Thorburn, mIEKAL aND, Rami Saari, Renee Wagemans, Ron Androla, Rychard Denner, Sergio Rotino, Simon Perchik, Terroritmo