A quote from Title Magazine’s Deborah Krieger, Inside Voices, at first glance, might seem to be made up of rather disparate media: black and white photography by Tamsen Wojtanowski and textiles by C. Pazia Mannella. Yet the closer I looked, the more I was able to see visual cues and connections between such different types … Continue reading
Text from Nancy Brokaw’s thoughtful essay on Tamsen Wojtanowski’s and Jennah White’s collaborative exhibition at the Tyler School of Art: Consider: You Will Never Arrive What does a photograph do? Once, the answer was easy. Photography fixes the world, pins it down. Consider: The click of the shutter fixes a moment, freezing the past in … Continue reading
-Or- “Another Reason Why I Love Photography” Finite/Infinite. In the photograph, maybe it’s an absence, of you or of them. Your heart feels a tug, you feel remorse and an anxiety to be done with the looking. The photograph is a reminder that hurts us. It closes doors. In the photograph, maybe its a moment … Continue reading
Sandy DuVeau – Aura Queen Photography Take the quiz, here.
I have been a fan of this work for years. Teaching an Alternative Process class in Photography, we review a lot of those historical processes in the medium. I always try to make those processes as applicable as I can to today, looking for contemporary artists who are putting these processes to work. When learning … Continue reading
In long exposure fell in love with a couple while they were asleep. Visit Paul Schneggenburger at his website, here.
Big Praise from Knight Arts for Wojtanowksi and Roth Chip Schwartz covers February’s NAPOLEON Show In the review, Schwartz sees some of the images in One More Day as tugging “at some shadowy nostalgia and seem more like memories than actual objects themselves.” Of others he says: Their exacting, linear compositions draw to mind runes … Continue reading
It’s not lost on me as we near the end of each semester and I ask my students to design, create and complete yet another final project, (after the designing, creating and completing of several smaller projects throughout the semester) just how tough it is for me to be asking that. On the other side … Continue reading
Another hot August afternoon; three quotes by Susan Sontag three photography blogs rapt with smut. drugs. and nudity. sit back and enjoy. (You’ll have to follow the links to see all the goods.) http://cassbird.tumblr.com/ Cass Bird Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art. – Susan Sontag http://goingstagg.tumblr.com Ellen Stagg Today everything exists to end in a … Continue reading