Art and Politics

Walter Benjamin‘s The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction is frequently evoked in the world of photography. One of its key concepts is the idea of “aura”. In a nutshell, Benjamin argues that the psychological presence of an object disappears once it’s…

Indexicality vs. Interpretation

Photobook Reviews W01/2016

CPC 2015: The Winners

My favourite photobooks in 2015 (and more)

When pictures look like pictures made to look like pictures

What Would Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Do?

J.W. Fisher + J.T. Leonard: Landmark

The Sauerkraut Files (1)

The Encyclopedia of Kurt Caviezel

Photobook Reviews (W45/2015)

Reminder: Conscientious Portfolio Competition 2015

Paul Graham and the Whales

Photobook Reviews (W42/2015)

On Cliches

Unseen 2015

Conscientious Portfolio Competition 2015

Photobook Reviews (W37/2015)

Photobook Reviews (W36/2015)

The Gestures of Photography

Matthew Porter’s Archipelago

The Conversation of Photography

Photobook Reviews (W31-32/2015)

Photobook Reviews (W30/2015)

Photography and Criticism

Marie-José Jongerius: Edges of the Experiment

The Question of Audience

Conscientious Fundraiser 2015

Anne Morgenstern: Land ohne Mitte

Incredibly Cheap Photobooks

Sally Mann: Hold Still

Photobook Reviews (W21/2015)

A Game of Expectations

Photobook Reviews (W20/2015)

Photobook Reviews (W19/2015)

The Dead Sea

Photobook Reviews (W17/2015)

Roger Ballen: Outland

Georgiou Street View

Felipe Russo’s Centro: Seeing a City Through Its Patina

Ken Schles: Invisible City/Night Walk

A Conversation with Melissa Catanese

A Conversation with Katrien de Blauwer

Photobook Reviews (W10/2015)

A Conversation with Lucy Levene

Photobook Reviews (W08/2015)

A Conversation with Kentaro Takahashi

On Trends

A Way of Looking, a Way of Seeing

Review: Julian Röder – World Wide Order

A Conversation with Emine Gozde Sevim

Responsibility and Truth in Photography

Photobook Reviews (W03/2015)

Photobook Reviews (W02/2015)

My favourite photobooks in 2014

Conscientious Portfolio Competition 2014: The Winners

Anouk Kruithof – The Bungalow

Heikki Kaski – Tranquillity

The Helicopterism of Art-Editorial Photography

Awoiska van der Molen: Sequester

Review: Hans Eijkelboom’s People of the Twenty-First Century