‘Right of Way’ by Marco Bohr

Marco Bohr, Commonwealth Ave and Parkes Way, 2011 My new photographic project Right of Way addresses the failures of a modern project and the clash between urbanity and nature. Photographed in Canberra – an early example of a completely planned city – the series focuses on pedestrians attempting to cross, or in the process of…

What is Art Photography?

Thomas Struth, National Gallery 1, London, 1985 Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present is currently on display at the National Gallery in London. The lack of natural lighting and the dark walls in the basement of the Sainsbury Wing evoke the solemn atmosphere of a crypt. In complete contrast to the liveliness of Trafalgar…

The Disappearance of Darkness

Robert Burley, Darkroom, Building 3, Kodak Canada, Toronto, 2005 The Disappearance of Darkness: Photography at the End of the Analog Era by the Canadian photographer Robert Burley is a carefully produced and edited collection of photographs that represent the collapse of the analog photographic industry. Over a period of a decade, Burley traveled the world…