Archives for posts tagged ‘self-referential’

Semâ Bekirovic

Semâ Bekirovic Work from Water in water, Picture of a fire burning, Maps, and Untitled (metal ball). Bekirovic’s work drew my attention through its lighthearted, witty, linguistic, and reflexive critique of the medium. Works like Water in water, and Picture of a fire burning address the representative nature of photography in an intelligent and humorous […]

Nikki S. Lee

Nikki S. Lee Work from the series Parts. As promised, more work that deals with the medium of photography and photographic seeing. Statement courtesy of the Numark Gallerey, where you can see more of Lee’s works. “In Parts, the artist departs from the snapshot depictions of cultural identity for which she has become internationally known […]

Liz Deschenes

Liz Deschenes Work from Registration. I am hugely into the process/photographically referential work by Deschenes, and the critical approach to the medium. Below is a section of the press release from Miguel Abreu Gallery. “If the photographic image can be said to have replaced the immediate experience of nature as the common ground of human […]

Marc Volk

Marc Volk Work from the series Speed, Raster 384, Same Time / Same Place (top to bottom). Volk’s work (particularly Raster 384 and Same Time / Same Place) recalls Probst’s process oriented conceptual work from Exposures. In Raster 384 and Same Time / Same Place Volk uses extreme crops of a single image to provide […]

Barbara Probst

Barbara Probst Work from the series Exposures. “On January 7, 2000, at 10:37 PM, Munich- and New York-based photographer Barbara Probst first employed a technique that remains unique among contemporary artists. Using a remote-control device, she simultaneously triggered the shutters of twelve cameras strategically positioned around a New York City rooftop, and the resultant set […]

Roger Cremers

Roger Cremers Work from the aptly named Auschwitz Tourism project. This is another great photographically referrential project and a commentary on tourism and photography.  Found on Conscientious, an amazing blog.

Marisa Olson

Marisa Olson trains to be on American Idol in 2005. Check out her audition tape and training blog

Guy Ben-Ner

Guy Ben-Ner, Stealing Beauty, 2007 From UBU Web A boy comes home from school with a note indicating he was caught stealing money from his peer at school. His family is put to the challenge to educate him about the meaning and border lines separating private property from its “other”. The movie starts as a TV […]

Jill Magid

In Jill Magid’s “One Cycle of Memory in the City of L“, the artist contacts and becomes friends with the public surveillance camera (CCTV) operators for the city of Liverpool. They guide her over cell phone as she moves through the city, readily visible by the distinctive red trench coat that she wears. At one […]

Mohammadreza Mirzaei

Mohammadreza Mirzaei Iranian photographer whose work is photographically self-referential, really solid stuff. Work from The Encounters and Humans.