Artist Spotlight: AIF’s Akram Zaatari “Against Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation”.

On a recent trip to Barcelona, Spain I was introduced to the Artist Akram Zaatari via his show at the MACBA (Museu D’Art Conbemporani de Barcelona). See the exhibition brochure.    The rooms that interested me the most were the 3rd rooms “Body of Film” at (5:47) and the last room “Against Photography and Archives of… Read More Artist Spotlight: AIF’s Akram Zaatari “Against Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation”.

Artist Spotlight: Hadjithomas & Joreige

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige collaborate as filmmakers and artists, producing cinematic and visual artwork that interwine. For the last 15 years, they have focused on the images, representations and history of their home country, Lebanon and questioned the fabrication of imaginaries in the region and beyond. During the Summer of 2016, I saw a… Read More Artist Spotlight: Hadjithomas & Joreige

LensCulture Magazine’s Top Picks at This Weeks’ Photo Paris

For nearly two decades, the annual Paris Photo fair has punctuated the photography’s world fall calendar by bringing together some of the top artists, collectors and professionals to the City of Light. This year’s edition promises to be no different: thousands of lovely images and an exciting, stimulating week of presentations, discussions, signings and off-shoot… Read More LensCulture Magazine’s Top Picks at This Weeks’ Photo Paris

Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era?

Renowned photography theorist Fred Ritchin has a simple message for those behind the camera: Innovate or die. —By Jeremy Lybarger | Thu Jul. 18, 2013 3:00 AM PDT Experimenting with iPhone photography is nothing new for journalism outlets. During Hurricane Sandy, Time turned over its Instagram feed to five photographers who delivered an eerie, often radiant… Read More Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era?