Danh San Huol, an ethnic Khmer guerrilla, being treated by a medical unit in a swamp, U Minh Forest, Cau Mau Peninsula, Vietnam, 1970
Seen in new book just delivered where I work, 'War/Photography - Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath'.
articles on Miami Basel and the state of the contemporary art market:
Why the Art World is so Loathsome - Slate.com
How Capitalism can save Art - Wall Street Journal
Dosser was born and raised in Cape Town, then moved to Paris after completing her photography studies.
Taxidermy being the new big thing... His piece Bidibidobidiboo recreates to scale the kitchen of the house Catellan grew up in, where he remembers being sung songs by family members (the title being a jumbled up song from Disney's Cinderella), and the character sitting down, darkly, has just shot himself.
Rebecca Jewell, who is the artist in residence at the British Museum, prints her designs onto feathers - one of the first known artists to do so - and on sale at the art fair were her bird designs:
"An outbreak of composed cool exhibitionism. The ratting of wheels, the hum of the night, the baring down of speed and implosion of shock, the raw explosion of nudity is a comfort on the Central Line.
"Directed by Marie Schuller, a London based filmmaker, Oyster is a raw and unhinged documentation of exhibitionism in the simplest form. Blatantly thrown in the British face of public transport, Anita de Bauch gets naked. Commissioned for London’s Fringe! Film Fest, iF showcases the edited version whilst the raw footage will premiere on April 15th during the festival in London.
"Marie Schuller, a London based director, is an internationally recognized director with film pieces screened at numerous film festivals including La Joalla, NYC Fashion Film Festival, and ASVOFF where she received the “Best Director of Fashion” award. For the past two years she has been working for SHOWstudio as Nick’s Knight’s fashion film editor as she continues to contribute as a filmmaker."
The word has entered the English language; the Oxford English Dictionary defines it as "studied carelessness".
(cited from Wikipedia)
"A short film featuring Jack Royle. Massive thanks to Becky, Crispin, and http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifChris for their help on this. Directed, Filmed + Edited by Emily McDonald"
An interesting film by Jonathan Leder, seen on Hunger, Rankin's new magazine/website.
This girl's were particularly interesting, more dystopian-y.. Born in 1928, grew up in Tokyo, she went to fashion school where she was introduced to a traditional Japanese collage style, and then to Max Ernst's collages. Then, in 1953, she held her own exhibition, which included 50 or so collages (below are a few off Google).
After marrying in 1957 her collage production ceased, and it was only until 2000, aged 72 that she held 'Okanoue Toshiko Photo Collage: Droplets of Dreams' at the Dai-Ichi Mutual Insurance South Gallery in Tokyo.