Maury Gortemiller's "Do the Priest in Different Voices".

Photography // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Maury Gortemiller is a photographer, teacher, and competitive apneist (breath holder) living in Georgia. His series "Do the Priest in Different Voices" proves humorous in the title, for starters. But each included image begins to reveal a complex personal narrative about religion and it's related expectations.

A look inside Jim Goldberg's "Rich and Poor"

Photography // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
36 years ago Jim Goldberg took his first photograph for Rich and Poor on Mission Street in San Francisco. Looking out from his current studio windows the photographer can peer down on that exact spot where he took that initial photo. In his republished book Rich and Poor (originally published in 1985), Goldberg reflects on how little has changed other than the faces and that the living conditions are even more tenuous and hopeless than before. 

Christopher Nunn: Falling into the Day

Photography // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Over the past five years in an on-going project, the accomplished artist David Blackburn has been the central focus of a photographic study conducted by Christopher Nunn. David is living with Alzheimer’s disease, documented here in a poignant survey of a journey that began as a simple character study and has grown to hold a far deeper emotive impact. Discussing notions of alienation, memory and loss through a subtle narrative that explores David’s condition.

Peter Kaaden's Zu Nah

Photography // Wednesday, July 23, 2014
German photographer Peter Kaaden is known for his spontaneous portraits of his friends, often naked in strange, sometimes indiscernible situations. In his new series Zu Nah featured in Vice’s 2014 photo issue, he has removed the humans but not the nudity, instead creating it out of food in a series of vulva shaped close ups of clams and sliced turkey sandwiches.

A look inside Larry Clark's "Wacko Maria"

Photography // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The text included on the first pages of Larry Clark’s newest book Wacko Maria is written by the prolific photographer himself and in short conveys his distaste for fashion photography, “hollyfuckingwood” producers and distributors, and his relationship to the kids from South Central, Los Angeles (his cast for his movie Wassup Rockers) who appear throughout the book. 

"Outsized" by Gerco De Ruijter

Photography // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The process of artist Gerco de Ruijter (Netherlands, b. 1961) sometimes includes flying a kite armed with a camera to obtain a bird’s eye view. By removing the familiar horizon line, all sense of gravity associated with it also escapes, leaving remarkable and painterly abstract landscapes. Instant visual power lies in the photographs ability to disorientate a viewer.

Herlinde Koelbl’s “Targets”

Photography // Tuesday, July 22, 2014
In her photographic series “Targets”, Munich-based photographer Herlinde Koelbl explores what soldiers from different parts of the world are trained to see as the enemy when shooting their weapons for target practice. Koelbl strictly uses the images to comment on each location’s perception of an enemy with regards to their clothing, sex, and race.

Another November

Photography // Monday, July 21, 2014
In Laura Stevens’s series “Another November”, she explores the aftermath of a long term relationship and the way one copes with the heartbreak. Stevens photographed friends and people she found on the street and posed them in the moments she herself was personally going through during a break up. 

the work of Nanako Koyama

Photography // Monday, July 21, 2014
Nanako Koyama is known for creating ethereal, delicate portraits. Utilizing natural light with a benevolent meticulousness reminiscent of Uta Barth, Koyama portrays a variety of subjects—homes, houses, loved ones, and models—in a way that feels nothing short of a love poem. 

Matt Henry: Short Stories

Photography // Monday, July 21, 2014
Self-confessed 60’s obsessive, Matt Henry explores American culture through staged imagery. His sets are constructed in England where he lives, using props sourced from both the UK and the United States. Titled ‘Short Stories,’ Henry is interested in evolving a new genre of ‘narrative photography’ that stands away from associations with fashion editorial.

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