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Brenda Moreno: On Photography, Workbooks & Horses

12 June 2015 . By Marita van Rooyen There is a proverb that honours the mythical nature of the horse. It says that nobody ever becomes tired of watching it, as long as it presents itself in preciousness. The horse … Continue reading

12. June 2015 by Joao Bento
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Nadège Mériau

17 May 2015 . By Tristan Hooper Nadège Mériau’s work is as intriguing as it is perplexing. The impact of her often-surreal imagery lies in the fact that at first it confuses – making you question what it is you … Continue reading

17. May 2015 by Joao Bento
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A Short History of Dogs in Photography

02 April 2015 . By João Bento Dogs have been living with us for thousands of years and continue to do so in current post-industrial societies. They are highly valued as working animals and increasingly play an important role as … Continue reading

02. April 2015 by Joao Bento
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Charlotte Dumas

13 March 2015 . By Tristan Hooper And so it was that I found myself tackling the London Underground at rush hour, attempting to reach The Photographer’s Gallery by 5:30 for a meeting with the Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas. Having … Continue reading

13. March 2015 by Joao Bento
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Isabella Writes

18 January 2015 IF YOU DON’T CARE FOR FUCKING, YOU MIGHT AS WELL GO HOME AND DIE ALREADY When I hear that killer whales masturbate it makes me wonder How? They must have some killer moves that make for killer … Continue reading

18. January 2015 by Joao Bento
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Romantic Birds

17 November 2014 . By João Bento 01. Very colourful craft store song birds resting on tree branches in various natural landscapes is what American artist Paula McCartney displays in the artist book ‘Bird Watching’ from 2010. The work deals … Continue reading

17. November 2014 by Joao Bento
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The Artist that Looks Like a Tree but is Not a Tree

13 August 2014 . By João Bento TREE WITH BROKEN LIMB | © Paula McCartney I believe that it was in 2008 that The British Journal of Photography featured an article which included a photograph of a colourful bird resting … Continue reading

27. August 2014 by Joao Bento
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Jochen Lempert – The Photographers’ Gallery

18 June 2014 . By Tristan Hooper Perhaps more so than anything else, Jochen Lempert’s exhibition makes apparent the degree of separation imposed by the traditional approach to framing photographs. By allowing the viewer to contemplate photographs in their most … Continue reading

26. August 2014 by Joao Bento
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And the winner is…

05 June 2014 Image from ‘Ghost Cats’, 1st Prize on the Nature Stories category of the 2014 World Press Photo | © Steve Winter “Cougars, once in decline, have for the past 40 years been making a comeback across the … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by Joao Bento
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Joan Fontcuberta – The Fictional and the Fantastic

08 May 2014 . By Tristan Hooper Joan Fontcuberta’s most recent book looks and feels like it was published in a past era. With a soft, deep green cover and a fire-coloured serpent running up the spine, the book seems … Continue reading

08. May 2014 by Joao Bento
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