The Family Photograph in a Globalized World

John Clang’s photographic project ‘Being Together’ critically interrogates the family photograph in an increasingly globalized world. As a resident of New York, Clang made a recording of his family in Singapore via Skype. He then projected this recording into his living space, thus cunningly re-performing a classical family portrait. In the photograph titled ‘Being Together…

Hesitating Beauty by Joshua Lutz

The photobook ‘Hesitating Beauty’ interrogates the complex family history of the American photographer Joshua Lutz. More specifically, the main subject of the book is Lutz’ mother who suffers from a psychological illness. The book combines old family photographs, text and Lutz’ own photographic observations that capture the decline of his mother’s mental well-being. By presenting…