Mishka Henner and the Boundaries of Photography

Follow this blog on bloglovin’. Mishka Henner, ‘Carretera de gandia, Oliva, Valencia, Spain’, 2011 Mishka Henner belongs to a small but growing group of artists who, instead of purely using the internet as a promotional tool for their work, appropriate photographic images circulating on the world wide web to create innovative artworks that question a…

The Nine Eyes of Google Street View

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Jon Rafman, Wujie Township, Yilan 268, Taiwan In reference to a photographic device that has nine lenses and photographs our streets for Google’s ever-expanding image and mapping database, Jon Rafman’s exhibition The Nine Eyes of Google Street View was recently on display at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Mounted on…

Distorting the City in ‘Inception’

The city folding in Christopher Nolan’s Inception Throughout Christopher Nolan’s Inception, the urban landscape of Paris is used to explore the film’s central theme of the imagination and the unconscious. Like in a dream, the fabric of the city is continuously twisted, distorted, fragmented and transformed. One of the most dramatic transformations of the cityscape…