Photography: A New Way to Inhabit Materiality

 

vintage

 

“…..the word ‘photography’ today names not another visual form of representation, but an immersive economy that offers an entirely new way to inhabit materiality and its relation to bodies, machines and brains.”

 

 

–Daniel Rubinstein, editor of the journal Philosophy of Photography, from his essay “What is 21st Century Photography?” posted in The Photographer’s Gallery .  Read it here

Similar Articles

Introducing Constance Tha... (post by Anna Helgeson) A spectacle of collection, manipulation, and destruction of non-photographic material will be on view during photo+craft in an exhibition curated by Anna Helgeson entitled Authentic Constructions.  One
Photorealism and Embroide...                 Australian artist Cayce Zavaglia embroiders in a photorealistic style to create portraits of friends and family. She credits the
Some thoughts for Thursda... Few need an introduction to Picasso, and fewer still to this powerful statement created as a protest against a conflict of his time, The Spanish Civil War.
ArtReport: Fred Ritchin S... (by Alison Sher, reprinted from ARTREPORT) Fred Ritchin has built his career on using documentary photography to promote democracy. At Asheville’s first ever photo+craft festival, he presented
Digital Photography+Phant... (By Ali McGhee, reprinted from AshevilleGrit) Colby Caldwell has been thinking about the place of the digital in photography for a long time. His most recent show,
Who is David Raymond? (by Ann Batchelder) On Sunday morning, April 3, photo+craft offers a rare opportunity to hear David Raymond speak, along with Hedy Fischer and Randy Shull, in an
“…of moments ... For an Album by Adrienne Rich Our story isn’t a file of photographs faces laughing under green leaves or snowlit doorways, on the verge of driving away, our
Photography as (capital C... (By Anna Helgeson) I recently ruffled some feathers by asking if photography should be considered a Craft medium rather than a Fine Art medium. For anyone even
Lia Cook: Fibers in the B... “I’m almost as interested in how a scientist responds to my work as I am about how the artist or art critic does.” — Lia Cook. Working
The Haptics of Optics: We... (posted by Anna Helgeson) Get yourself a nice cup of tea and curl up with this brilliant chapter from T’ai Smith’s book Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine