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.
Queering the Collection, 2019, a collaboration between GenderFail and the ICP Library from the publisher "Throughout 2018, the ICP Library collectively produced more than six in-house library installations and events considering representation in libraries at large. The success of this initiative resulted in an increase of the ICP Library’s holdings of queer, gender non-binary imagemakers,… Continue reading Notes on Queering the Collection(s) @ the ICP Library
Peter Hujar (1934-1987) The exhibition and catalog Peter Hujar - Speed of Life at the Morgan Library & Museum (January 26 - May 20, 2018) is an auspicious way to begin a review of the past year. The acquisition of Hujar's prints, contact sheets, and related materials by the Morgan represents the most extensive institutional… Continue reading Photo books, exhibitions & related events 2018 edition, part 1 – Peter Hujar, Oliver Wasow
Faced with the excess and diversity (where to start?) of publications in Queering the Collection, currently installed in the ICP Library, I was happy to find (& just by judging a book by its cover) a familiar name: Stephen Grebinski. This past fall at the Art Book Fair at P.S.1 I bought one of his… Continue reading Stephen Grebinski, Keyed to Masculine Comfort, 2015
Mariken Wessels spoke with me about her work and evolution as an artist. Here is our conversation: epd: When did you start making visual art works, and how did you start working with found materials? MW: Before I moved to Amsterdam to attend the Theater School I was already taking photographs. In the southern Dutch… Continue reading anybody’s image could become everybody’s image: an interview with Mariken Wessels