Call for articles & projects: Backdrop Final Call. Deadline for finished contributions is 30 September 2018. Throughout its relatively short cultural history, photographer’s studio backdrop has alongside different props served as a creative and imaginary […]
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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.
While searching through Brecht’s legacy, Broomberg and Chanarin found his personal copy of the Holy Bible – the cover of which Brecht had decorated with an image of a car. And then they had an idea… They designed their own version of the Holy Bible.
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.
The series Big depression consists of two dozen photographs shot using an old bellows camera in wet plate collodion and two dozen digital blow-ups that depict abandoned, slowly deteriorating objects of until only recently active factories.