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From the Magazine
The exhibition Copy and paste focuses on found images which are strategically pasted into new contexts. The six photographers that are exhibiting their work in the Photon gallery found their individual way of using found, vernacular and stolen images – and setting them into new context.
Despite the fact that we are constantly faced with photographs, we seldom ask ourselves how they actually come about. How did the first photograph emerge – if this is an adequate name for the many experiments with light which concentrated around the definition of its effects?
The tandem Ena rola filma (One Roll of Film), whose members are Aljaž Celarc and Eva Pavlič Seifert, describes itself on their webpage as an independent DIY project from Slovenia with love for new ideas in artistic production and practice. They are self-publishing foto-zines
Photography traditionally generates a truth-claim, while at the same time undermining it by holding the potential of being altered or staged. Since the rise of digital techniques, we are facing different (and easier) ways to manipulate pictures, leading to the notion of the digital photograph as generally mutable and therefore not trustworthy.