Features

A column of special features and reports by contemporary photographic writers and critics. Contains special conversations, reviews, essays, profiles, and more.

David Campany is among the most prolific and well-respected photography writers and curators working today. He has contributed historical and critical analysis of photographs in over two-hundred published essays for high-profile monographs and museum exhibitions, curates exhibitions for major museums and festivals…

As seen in Plato’s allegory of the cave, all of us are constantly caught between fictions and realities, battling on the thin line between pleasure and pain. “Wozu” is a series that show the states of inner collision among scared egos –individuals that want to look away from the truth and who, despite the clamor of voices around them, remain largely silent.

In living memory, global populations of fishes, birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles more than doubled what remains today. In a geological blink-of-the-eye, half of the earth’s species will be threatened with extinction. This loss will crescendo by the end of the century. Photographic artists across the medium are grappling with this unfathomable change. The forty-six works in Now You Don’t: Photography and Extinction make the biodiversity crisis increasingly perceptible, and gesture toward a contemporary aesthetics of endangerment and species loss.

Those are real places where it all occurred, real objects and real notes exchanged by the lovers. “Tornaras”, in a sense, are photographs that take the form of a long and intimate letter to someone’s memory…

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