photography Richard Mosse, The Enclave, 2013. Video still There's a couple of cities where i keep going over and over again just because they have an art center worth a several hour long journey.
(English) Çağlar Kanzık — Freunde von Freunden
from Crash © Manal Aldowoyan, courtesy Cuadro gallery, Dubai Hrair Sarkissian’s work was cited in the previous post as an example of the “non-stereotypical and unconventional visual documentation of important social issues and narratives relevant to the Arab region” that the Arab Documentary Photography Program aims to support. Likewise, Manal AlDowayan’s latest project Crash, exhibited simultaneously at MATHAF in Doha as an open ended, collaborative process, and by her Dubai gallery Cuadro, could be said to fit this bill. The project statement as written on the walls of the MATHAF museum in English and Arabic, reads: “Crash explores the phenomenon of women teachers from Saudi Arabia appointed to teach in remote villages across the country. These teachers are dying in gruesome car crashes for a variety of reasons, with reports on these accidents appearing in the press on a weekly basis. Mrs. Deane : nothing is too amazing to be true
Articles Contemporary Photographers Diane Meyer May 6, 2013 – According to the artist, Diane Meyer’s Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten “is based on photographs taken at various points in my life and arranged by location. Sections of the images have been obscured through a layer of embroidered pixels sewn directly into the photograph. The embroidery deteriorates sections of the original photograph forming a new pixelated layer of the original scene.
In the fall of 1990, Keizo Kitajima received a commission from Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper to visit the Soviet Union, the opportunity to spend a year documenting both people and places in what was then a monolithic entity. 15 republics, 11 time zones, and thousands of miles spanning the two—the task was daunting in the All the Clothes of a Woman, 1970′s By Roy Arden, This curator’s text was originally published for the exhibition ‘Hans-Peter Feldmann’ at the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, June 9 – August 20, 2006. Hans-Peter Feldmann’s oeuvre includes works in many media, from painting to sculpture, installation, photography, collage, bookworks, archives or collections of images, objects, etc, however