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The Luminant Point Arrays

An incredible project by Berlin based artist Stephan Tillmans – ‘The Luminant Point Arrays show tube televisions in the moment they are swithed off. The television picture breaks down and creates a structure of light. The pictures refuse external reference and broach the issue of the difference between… [ Continue reading ]

Georgia

Now and then I really feel the need of going just somewhere. A remote place, far away from everything we know. Three years ago I traveled to Libya, something you wouldn’t do at this moment, but back then it was one of the safest places one could… [ Continue reading ]

A Noble Savage

Last weeks I started following A Noble Savage, a blog by marketing and styling studio/showroom. They started collecting and sharing beautiful vintage items, photographing them in neat compositions all available for rent or purchase. ‘The studio is a unique space doubling as a showroom for a constantly… [ Continue reading ]

Somewhere Place

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Next month Galerie Gabriel Rolt will host a new show by Ryan McGinley – Somewhere Place. It will be his second solo exhibition in the Netherlands (the first one was at Foam). ‘McGinley’s elaborate and rigorous process of photo-making creates moments of… [ Continue reading ]

The Trip

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Travelteq asked New York photographer Trevor Triano to make a small series of pictures with their Trip. Resulted in some lovely pictures of the extremely stylish and comfortable Trip, in the beautiful light of the Big Apple. (and be sure to visit… [ Continue reading ]

Dust Bowl

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While working clock round to finish the last bits and pieces of the new Journal we had to share a preview with you. Our friend Thomas Tukker created a denim masterpiece for the new North American issue of our Journal de Nîmes. The Dutch photographer… [ Continue reading ]

le tour d’Afrique

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You probably saw it before, but I stumbled upon it this weekend and just needed to share it again. The absolutely stunning series of images from his book ‘Hot Splinters of Glass; le tour d’Afrique’ and the images of the Giro d’Eritrea of 2009 by Dutch photographer… [ Continue reading ]

Iron Mountain

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Wired shared this short photographic tour of very large and very utilized underground caverns where things are kept cold, safe and secret. The image above is a 10,000 square feet of a 1,000-acre abandoned limestone mine where the Corbis Film Preservation Facility is currently kept at… [ Continue reading ]

Desert

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These beautiful images by Nadav Kander of the desert in Jordan remembered me of my time in the desert of Libya. I’ve had the idea to go again, but I guess I’d better wait…… [ Continue reading ]

Hunt Them Out

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“Loading my SX70 and duffel with some of the last remaining packs of the film in the world I set out to gather as many portraits of the folks I had photographed over the years using this unique film before it disappeared forever” We wrote about him… [ Continue reading ]

Harmony Korine

I'm always impressed by the 'lookbooks' by Urban Outfitters, and I always forget to write about them. The Spring Preview 2011 just hit the doormat and here it is. A really nice production by director and producer Harmony Korine for Urban Outfitters. [ Continue reading ]

Elise Boularan

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Something for the sunday afternoon: Lovely colors and beautiful images by Paris based photographer Elise Boularan. [ Continue reading ]

More Real than Reality

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If you’re around make sure to visit foam (The Photography Museum Amsterdam) with this beautiful exhibition on W. Eugene Smith (US, 1918−1978) ‘More Real than Reality’. ‘Smith has been hailed as the founder of the photographic essay. His extensive pictorial narratives, accompanied by captions… [ Continue reading ]

Disassembly

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Always love these kind of projects: ‘Disassembly’ by Todd McLellan. Reminds me of Things Organized Neatly, a good sunday night visit…… [ Continue reading ]

Gjon Mili

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Isn’t this just a wonderful picture?! A gun, firing a projectile in high speed, taken by Gjon Mili (1923 – 1984). Gjon Mili was a pioneer in the use of photoflash to capture a sequence of actions in one photograph together with Harold Eugene… [ Continue reading ]

Random things

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I love this picture by Sparrow Salvage. …“a rather substantial collection of random little interesting things…”… [ Continue reading ]

Grow

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These works by French duo Aurélien Arbet and Jérémie Egry made me think of this new dutch brand who recently won the Green Fashion Award during the Amsterdam International Fashion Week, last week. Oat Shoes made these biodegradable sneakers that will grow flowers and… [ Continue reading ]

Europeans

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Now and then Yamandu pops up for a short break on his project ‘Europeans’ to update us, and share some new amazing images. For this project he crosses Europe to capturing culture, sports and nature; collecting stories, notes, characters, motives and landscapes that are… [ Continue reading ]

Peter Sekaer

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I love the work of Danish-American photographer Peter Sekaer (1901 – 1950). Resently Steidl published his first monograph called Signs of Life by Peter Sekaer. ‘Sekaer’s early work combines dispassionate images with others that show his concern and intuitive grasp of the human condition. [ Continue reading ]

From the Heartland

Red Wing Shoes released a video preview today on their photo-exhibition ‘From the Heartland’ by Tim Adler and Wytse Hylkema. A beautiful photographic documentary featuring Red Wing Shoe Company’s craftsmen and women. `From the Heartland’ will be exhibited during Berlin Bread & Butter and Copenhagen… [ Continue reading ]

Rolling Homes

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Love the book and love the flickr set: Rolling Homes: Handmade Houses on Wheels by Jane Lidz, published in 1979 by A & W publishers Inc. Now lets try to get my hands on one of those rare hardcover first prints…… [ Continue reading ]

The Constant Issue

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Underscore Magazine released their second issue, The Constant Issue, at the end of last year. Contributions by Christopher Colville, You Li, Nicholas Gottlund (a.o.) made it a fantastic second issue. Get your hands on it and don’t forget… [ Continue reading ]

Into the unconscious

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A new issue of Nomenus Quarterly just went online. Definitely my favorite in this issue is the series pictures by Lovisa Ringborg. ” The journey into the unconscious is an art that few artists master without falling into exhibitionism or over-determined symbolism. Lovisa Ringborg… [ Continue reading ]

Teshima Art Museum

Last month, Iwan visited Japan to photograph the Teshima Art Museum by Ruye Nishizawa and Rei Naito. An absolutely wonderful, strange and fascinating building, popping up on one of the 3000 islands of Japan.

Just published by Domus, they tell a little more about it: "...The Teshima Art Museum is almost completely empty, devoid of contents. Its interior is fluid, a concrete membrane carpeting the ground and wrapping up from shadowy edges to span as a low unobstructed dome overhead. Neither columns nor beams interrupt the organic singularity of the total volume. Similarly there is none of the clutter normally associated with museums…
…Nishizawa's building evokes a faith in the ability of architecture to make the world seem somewhat strange yet simultaneously a little bit better." (Domus 942, December 2010, text by Raymund Ryan) [ Continue reading ]