Seeing For Others

Fatma Bucak, Omne Muem, Nihil Muem II, 2012. Image copyright belongs to the artist. Edited by the London based photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg, Seeing For Others brings together the work of 21 individuals studying photography at the Royal College of Art between 2011 and 2012. The concept for the book is at once simple yet…

Interrogating the ‘Shuttered Society’

Support this blog to help us keep going, and going, and going ….. Christian Borchert, Familie W. (Schutzpolizist, Montiererin) – Family W. (Policeman, Factory Worker), Berlin 1983 The exhibition ‘Geschlossene Gesellschaft’, literally translated as the closed or the shuttered society, is a survey of art photography in the German Democratic Republic 1949-1989 currently on display…

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Marco Bohr, from the series Daigo Archive, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, 2008. Dear Readers, This month two years ago I started this blog. I am nostalgically looking back at my first post on the infamous TV footage of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s final speech. Hoping that this post will not by my final speech, I want…