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About mikefromperu

Mike Fernandez was born in Lima, Peru. ICP graduate in documentary and photojournalism. He has taught traditional black & white photography at Pratt Institute and collaborated with the NY Theatre Workshop, HERE Arts Center and Ontological Theatre in multi-channel video installations. He is currently an art and video editor at the environmental magazine Audubon. Lives in Brooklyn. www.mikefernandez.net

Asylum of the Birds: an Interview with Roger Ballen

MF: this physical place that you commonly refer to as the asylum is contrastingly a place of refuge and at the same time a place of insanity, and you come back to it… RB: I have been working in these … Continue reading

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Even Dwarfs Started Small

And the sun never goes down. Someone sings i don’t sing to be heard or because i know how…in the open, a chicken bites another chicken, a broken voice opens up and sings…i don’t sing to be heard or because … Continue reading

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Masquerade

i’ll give you a name if you make me a mask, it doesn’t have to suit me, if i can lie, i’ll have my eye on you and me, a mask where the face becomes the place, a photograph and … Continue reading

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And to Think of a Photograph

And to think of a photograph and think of sensitivity and think of William Gedney and think of Emmet Gowin and to hear William saying photography and poetry are very close to capture in a single frame visual forms organized … Continue reading

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