Call for articles & projects: Augmented Today, the digital augmentation to personal worlds and public spaces revolutionises how we experience both each other and ourselves. With historically unparalleled acceleration, photographic technology is ever-more immersive and […]
From the Magazine
After tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011, numerous photographs were trapped in ruins and alluvia. A project named Memory Salvage, in which more than 4000 volunteers as well as Japanese self-defence forces participated, was started with the goal of cleaning, restoring, digitalizing and returning found photographs.
The opus of the French photographer Grégoire Eloy is marked by a distinctly aesthetic approach to documenting the world. This quality of his photographic style is evident both in his subtly critical series related to the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe and in projects that are of a completely different nature.
The article analyses the relationship between artist and theoretician Martha Rosler’s exhibition project The Bowery in two inadequate descriptive systems (1974–75) and her two essays, “In, Around, and Afterthoughts (On Documentary Photography),” from 1981, and “Notes on Quotes,” from 1982.
Empty stages is a photographic project consisting of a series of digital prints that have been taken since 2003 and comprises of more than 100 photographs. Authors document empty stages in various parts of the world, such as conference halls, city and amateur theatres, concert stages, workers’ clubs or hotels.