The time that we are together This section focuses on books that are informed by the commonplaces within a group of people, from photographer to sitter, as well as the protagonists of the images being together not physically but in the same life stage, with similar hopes and preoccupations. I have always wanted to see… Continue reading Come along if you care, come along if you dare (part 2)
I have encapsulated this collection of photobooks under the title Come along if you care, come along if you dare from a Ramones cover of the song Journey to the Center of the Mind (originally by The Amboy Dukes, 1968). It is the result of my spending time in the library at ICP originally wanting… Continue reading Come along if you care, come along if you dare (part 1)￼
ICP Library Display Exhibition Sophie Calle. Take care of yourself. Arles: Actes Sud, 2007. TR681.W6 .C35 2007 David Campany (Editor). The Cinematic. London: Whitechapel; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007. TR850 .C46 2007 Philip-Lorca Dicorcia. Thousand. Gottingen: Steidl, 2007. TR592 .D53 2007 Odette England and Jennifer Garza-Cuen. Past Paper // Present Marks: responding to Rauschenberg. Santa… Continue reading Come along if you care, come along if you dare
Utatane. Rinko Kawauchi How can we perceive our world through photography? Are there any boundaries between reality and illusion, between the representative and transformative nature of photography? Photography is a medium of exploration and discovery, shaping the way we look at our micro and macrocosm. Using photography we can not only see but also imagine the… Continue reading Out of this World
ICP Library Display Exhibition Joan Fontcuberta. Contravisiones. 1974-1989. Barcelona: Ediciones Anómala; Cuenca: Fundación Antonio Pérez, 2020. TR654 .F65 2020 Karl Blossfeldt. Working collages. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2001. TR685 .B57 2001 Aaron Rothman. Signal noise. Santa Fe: Radius Books, 2018. TR660 .R684 2018 Maarten Dings. Moon, Photographing the Moon 1840–Now. Antwerp: Fotomuseum of Antwerp; Veurne: Hannibal Publishing,… Continue reading Out of this World
“Is history not simply that time when we were not born?” writes Roland Barthes in the very beginning of the second chapter of his book — Camera Lucida. In several paragraphs afterwards, Barthes describes his process “of looking for the truth of the face I had love” examining the photographs of time when he was… Continue reading On Memory
ICP Library Display Exhibition Eugene Atget. Eugene Atget. Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1980. TR653 .A83 1980 Roger Ballen. House project. London: Oodee, 2015. TR647 .B255 2015 Erich Hartmann. Where I was. Wien: Otto Muller, 2000. TR659.8 .H37 2000 David King. The commissar vanishes. New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997. TR85 .K55 Ulrich Mack. Kennedy in Berlin, 50th… Continue reading On Memory.
ICP Library Display Exhibition The display had been sitting empty for two years so we threw in a quick portraiture survey. Jamie Hawkesworth. Preston Bus Station. New York: Dashwood Books, 2017. TR681.Y6 .H382 2017 Deana Lawson. Deana Lawson: An Aperture Monograph. Aparture, 2018. TR140 .L384 2018 Jen Davis. Eleven Years. Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2014. TR681.W6 .D3811… Continue reading Some portraiture books.
1. What are archives meant to do? Materials held in suspension for eternity, they hover between the inert death of purpose and a potential for future measurement. Like embalmed body parts in an Egyptian tomb meant to transport ritual order from the past to our world. Do we understand it entirely? Like an annoying child… Continue reading Pablo Lerma: Greenfield and forensic imagination
"Home is where the heart is" "Home is where the hatred is" The notion of Home is complicated. Today we are featuring some of our favorite books that examine our relationship to "home." Longing to be back, the home we all share, finding a new home, returning home, dysfunctional homes, and love. AMC² Issue 5:… Continue reading Resource Guide: Home