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Anxious to Secure (2016) by Sophie Hoyle

Anxious to Secure (2016) by Sophie Hoyle Excerpt from Transmediale: Festival for Art & Digital Culture (From Issue Vol. 43, no. 6) Berlin February 3–7, 2016 Andrea Liu …Brooding, portentous, and imbued with a claustrophobic feeling of enclosure, Sophie Hoyle’s

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Transmediale: Festival for Art & Digital Culture

Transmediale: Festival for Art & Digital Culture Berlin February 3–7, 2016 From Skype duets to an artist shaking hands with one thousand people and then tak­ing “Microbiome Selfies” of the germs on his hands, from a performance of a flying

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Istanbul Ghettoes, by Stephanie Paine and Kevin Yildirim

Last year, on a very hot June day, I went to the Istanbul neighborhood of Sulukule with photographer Stephanie Paine. For the previous two years I had been a regular visitor to the area, which is a mere ten-minute bus

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Media Received
Afterimage Vol. 43, no. 6

Books Adjusted Margin: Xerography, Art, and Activism in the Late Twentieth Century, by Kate Eichhorn. MIT Press/201 pp./$26.95 (hb). Afterimages: Photography and U.S. Foreign Policy, by Liam Kennedy. University of Chicago Press/220 pp./$45.00 (hb). Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self,

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Exhibition Review
Nicholas Nixon: About Forty Years

Nicholas Nixon: About Forty Years Fraenkel Gallery San Francisco September 10–October 24, 2015 Wandering into Fraenkel Gallery, I was unexpectedly struck by an image in this show of Nicholas Nixon’s large format, black-and-white photographs. The picture hung alongside two others

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exogenesis (2015) by Angelina Voskopoulou

exogenesis (2015) by Angelina Voskopoulou

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LACMA Walkthrough of Sympathetic Imagination

LACMA Walk-Through from Diana Thater on Vimeo. Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination (From Vol. 43, no. 5) Los Angeles County Museum of Art November 22,–February 21, 2016 Jody Zellen Diana Thater’s exhibition The Sympathetic Imagination at the Los Angeles County Museum of

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Inaugurates the Met Breuer

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Inaugurates the Met Breuer Great artists reinvent themselves continually. Great museums do too. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the biggest museum in the Western Hemisphere, houses an encyclopedic collection that spans history and the globe,

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The Cowboy Prince

The Cowboy Prince John Aäsp In fall of 2015, Richard Prince exhibited a sculpture titled Cowboy at Barbara Gladstone Gallery in Chelsea in New York City, which was both predictable and surprising. Prince’s long preoccupation with the cowboy image started

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And Everything Else, by HA! (Home Affairs)

  Statement: The idea of the maternal as a historically and socially constructed process is a relatively recent theme in feminist art and thought, emerging in politically engaged work in the 1960s and ’70s. In the United States, this topic

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Xilunguine by Paul Castro

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Shrukk (Knot) by Mudabbir Ahmad Tak


Image Text Ithaca Symposium

Film as Verb: Documentary Imperfection in the Post-Factual Era by Gabrielle McNally

Speculations and Inquiries on New Participatory Documentary Environments

Toward a Theory of Participatory New Media Documentary

Documentary Untethered, Documentary Becoming

Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices


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