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Overwhelmed by digital technology and displaced from its essential functions, photography has become something else. In the face of confusion or blindness, Joan Fontcuberta reveals here what remains: Faithful to the principle that a photograph is worth a thousand lies, Fontcuberta elucidates the nature of the new digital photograph and its losses. Critical reflections and poetic evocations are derived from this that trace the efforts of a post-modern Pandora’s camera that no longer limits itself to describing our environment but aims to put order and transparency in feelings, memory and life.

This is a new paperback edition of the selection of sixteen essays that won the National Essay Award. Joan Fontcuberta Barcelona, is a photographer, critic and teacher. He has also been a lecturer in different European and North American centres and universities and currently teaches Audiovisual Communication at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. In he won the Hasselblad International Photography Award. In geology an erratic is a rock that differs in type from those around it, having been carried over large distances by long-vanished glaciers.

These images were followed by months of meticulously carving and photographing chalk rocks in the studio, forcing a geometry and line to shape the objects towards the photographic surfaces they eventually become. The Erratics combines these sets of images within a new text work by Harvey-Regan that explores how the processes and concerns within the work might be further expressed and shaped through the act of writing.

The setting is Flint, Michigan. A town infamous for poverty and crime. At the center of this story are two sisters.

Claressa is older than Briana by 18 months. Like most people in Flint, the two girls grew up tough. Their dad was in jail fonfcuberta the first half of their lives. Their mother battles with substanceabuse.

La cámara de Pandora . Joan Fontcuberta

In a sad sense, a typical Flint upbringing. Except for one difference. When she was 11, Claressa went to the local boxing gym and started training.

Ten years later, she is the best female boxer in the World. Rex is about these two sisters in Flint. For most people, being from Flint is like being in quicksand.

Generational poverty has taken its toll. There are no jobs. There are no resources. There are no easy solutions. There is no easy way out. Claressa is the exception. Briana is the pandra. In another town, this might be a different story. Claudius Schulze traveled about But each of those idyllic scenes contains imperfections: In each of the photographs, protective structures rise into the landscape.

But these pictures are not about defining jown boundary between culture and nature. As this book does not have a solid cover it needs to be inserted into the banderole with the cloth covered spine first. Nazraeli Press is delighted to present our third monograph by American photographer Lucas Foglia. Foglia grew up on a small farm bordering a wild forest, thirty miles east of New York City. On the news, scientists linked the storm to climate change caused by human activity.


Foglia realized that if humans are changing the weather, then there is no place on earth unaltered by people. With this in mind, Foglia photographed government programs that connect people to nature, neuroscientists measuring how time in wild places benefits us, and climate scientists measuring how human pancora is changing the air.

Many of the scientists included in the book are now facing budget cuts and censorship by the Trump administration.

Human Nature begins in cities and moves through forests, farms, deserts, ice fields, and oceans, towards wilderness. Funny, sad, or sensual, the photographs illuminate the human need to connect to the wildness in ourselves.

In Museum Bhavan Dayanita Singh creates a new space between publishing and the museum, an experience where books have ioan same if not greater artistic value than prints hanging on a gallery wall.

The exhibition thus becomes a book, and the book becomes an exhibition. This new Steidl edition recreates the full original sequence of photos in a single volume, making it available to the wider public for the first time.

Eggleston began photographing even before he left Memphis and depicted the surrounding countryside and villages of Sumter Country, before he reached Plains. His photos of lonesome roads, train tracks, cars, gas stations and cmqra are mostly empty of people and form an intuitive, unsettling portrait of Plains, fontxuberta different to pnadora idealized image of it.

Yalla Habibi — Living with War in Aleppo gives recognition to people in Eastern Aleppo who have continued their everyday lives with resilience and inventiveness amidst perilous circumstances. Anger, joy, grieve, fear, adventurousness, desperation, determination, solidarity, defiance, fatigue, excitement — having to live with war all of these emotions can change in an instant. The book shows people balancing the horrors of war with a sense of normalcy and trying to retain their dignity.

Although the news coverage of the conflict in Syria, and especially from Aleppo, has waned, it is important to keep up the dialog because the conflict is far from being over. Between andhe covered the conflict in Aleppo as a freelance photographer for Reuters as well. His pictures have been published in numerous international magazines. He was nominated for the the Bayeux-Calvados Award for war correspondentsand is shortlisted for the Meitar Photo Award The archive invites us to delve into newspaper clippings, photographs, school books, artistic images and other documents before entering the room where the scenic action takes place.

Memorial is a series of photocopies marked by the manual manipulation of each of its documents. Traces, decompositions, creases, slippings, glazings, grain degradation, fragments, inversions, double exposure.

La cámara de Pandora . Joan Fontcuberta

Its title leads us directly to the process of establishing certain things -events, characters, symbols- that define our shared history. However, this series inquires about the relation between the images of war and the concrete forms taken by two very different kinds of social abstractions: In both cases they function through misrecognition. That is, as a way of ensuring that, despite what we see and perceive directly, an ideal space where all contradictions are resolved takes place.

The map —which here depicts the representational space where we introduce fictions, rather than the actual geographical reality— and the bills —as a daily replacement for the map that places those same fictions in our hands— teach us how to look away from the decomposition of social bonds caused by both wars.

Precisely what is addressed throughout the rest of the series. Images appear amidst the national myth and its monetary form that define what we should disregard in order to sustain the fiction of a country with no fractures. Many of the documents refer to our most recent war, pointing out that the establishment of official narratives and their imagery, where heroes and villains are defined as such, is a process that marks our present. A dispute that remains unfinished —and probably will never be solved— but that, for many, is not really happening.


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Despite this, both Fujimori and Abimael appear as two personifications of war, where they are confronted less as a contradiction fontcubertz as a synthesis. A way out that overcomes those social forms of misrecognition emblems, money and comes to terms with the contradictions that we share. Perhaps the only thing we really share. Download and print the book. Doubtless the ve areas of Brazil. It reveals the brutality and the intimacy of his experience.

French, Portuguese and English. If the equations of physics, which invisibly enable aircrafts to fly, remain unattainable to most of us, the desire to fly itself however seems firmly rooted in the depths of human subconscious. Marcelo Brodsky is an Argentine artist and human rights activist who works with images and documents from specific events to investigate broader social, political and historical issues.

His understanding of image editing and the particular intervention to which he subjects it, manages to change the viewer’s perspective and thus reveal new levels of meaning.

InThe Fire of Ideas, Brodsky presents archival images of student and worker demonstrations around the world, carefully hand-checked to deconstruct what underlies the global social turbulence of the late s. The cult Japanese photographer proves to be in great shape. With a text by Chris Fujiwara, a film critic living in Tokyo. In these images, the world presents itself with great purity and without provocation or seduction, as though poised in the interval before the repetition of an already forgotten catastrophe.

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He has been photographing the city-scapes in his solid monochromes. Sincehe has had more than twenty solo exhibitions in Tokyo, New York fomtcuberta other cities.

His photobook, “Spider’s Strategy” is widely known as his major publication. As the photos show anything from a Spanish social event, to a weird woman with a rabbit and a dead rat floating upside down in a green pool.

Although difficult to quite see what is going on, we are constantly drawn back in to try and understand the narrative and we are wanting to come back for another view.

It gets under our skin, and that is a rare attribute. Description Product Details Overwhelmed by digital technology and displaced from its essential functions, photography has become something else. The art of light now aspires to be the art of lucidity. In stock 1 Item. Brief handling instruction As this book does not have a solid cover it needs to be inserted into the banderole with ofntcuberta cloth covered spine first. Museum Bhavan pages, images Softcover in slipcase 9 x His photos of lonesome roads, train tracks, cars, gas stations and houses are mostly empty of people and form an intuitive, unsettling portrait jozn Plains, starkly different to the idealized image of it William Eggleston.

The book is dedicated to to the German photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who died in Hosam Katan Yalla Habibi. Living with War in Aleppo Hardcover 24 x 32 cm pages 74 color ills. Chris Fujiwara Osamu Kanemura b.