Features


FORBIDDEN BEAUTY

Golnaz Shahmirzadi

Golnaz Shahmirzadi 

I was born in Iran during a very difficult time. It was the time of the Islamic revolution in Iran. I witnessed the influx of refugees from Afghanistan in Iran due to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan...more


THE SAMI WAY

Elisa Ferrari

Elisa Ferrari

 

 In Sweden, reindeer herders have some rights to the land for reindeer husbandry, but the government maintains the power to take over the land - if it is in the national interest. .... more


GRAVITY

Michael Haussman

Michael Haussman - Gravity

 

Each of the five subjects is filmed in slow motion, floating upward then descending down to the earth, where they bottom out in gravity's clutch. Yet each person is magically stationary.... more


INVISIBLE PEOPLE: POOR AND WHITE IN THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA
Documentary by Ian Martin
Ian Martin - Invisible People Getty Images

When I first heard the term "white poverty" in South Africa, I thought it was an oxymoron. The only whites I had seen were affluent; they had nice cars, homes, and a lifestyle enhanced by labor made cheap by their country's huge black poverty. In contrast, shanty towns ringed every city I visited. I didn't see any white people living there... more


A ROMANCE IN PICTURES
Calvin Lee
Calvin Lee - Romance in Pictures

"A Romance in Pictures" presents a body of photographs that responds to both technical and conceptual questions surrounding the digital form of photography, through the lens of our culture's consumption of magazine advertisements... more


MYTHOLOGIES
Heimo Schmidt
Heimo Schmidt

The history of the Iceland series began with a commercial job where the client wanted to go to remote locations that were cinematic in feel. They asked me where I wanted to shoot and how I would go about it... more


OUR LAND
Noah Wilson
Noah Wilson - Our Land

The photographs in this series developed out of landscape imagery appropriated from an archive of early 20th century negatives that I acquired while working as artist in residence at the San Francisco dump. Many of the pictures depict scenes from our National Parks, as well as numerous other locations throughout the American West ... more


NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Todd Sanchioni
Todd Sanchioni - Monk on Cellphone

In the late summer of 2010, I returned to Laos to follow up on a project I was working on in 2007 recording and photographing musicians. I was startled at the change that occurred since my prior visit... more

Articles


queer selfies of tumblr: grown up queer and online

Is Yahoo! prepared to accept the activist imagery of queer Tumblr...more

 

Reviews


LOS ANGELES

 

Astra Price: Phil Solomon at Young Projects
Phil Solomon: Before and After the Falls, at Young Projects ask a very important question: Where does moving image media belong?...more

SAN FRANCISCO

 

Roula Seikaly: Sartorial Moments at the Museum of the African Diaspora
Sartorial Moments, curated by Olabisa Silva and Oyinda Fayeke, highlights the work of J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, a Nigerian photographer... more

Interviews


Phil Solomon: American Falls

Phil Solomon

Phil Solomon's rare contribution to experimental film spans collaborations with Stan Brakhage all the way to machinima.  ... more


THE ANIMATED NIGHTMARES OF SAM BARNETT

Sam Barnett

Sam Barnett makes animations. His use of the uncanny... more


MICHAEL HAUSSMAN on GRAVITY 

Haussman at Young Projects

Artist and filmmaker Michael Haussman offers insight into his latest video installation, Gravity, in this exclusive interview... more


SONJA OCH: Oh how I miss you so
Sonja Och - Nisha

In 2011, Sonia Och documented Nisha, an inmate at a Clinton, Missouri county jail. Nisha regrets her crime and longs for her daughter... more


MARGO MORITZ: Dance for Camera
Margo Moritz - Exquisite Abandon

In this exclusive interview with Moholy Ground, photographer Margo Moritz describes the evolution of her distinctive synthesis of dance and photography... more

KANOA ZIMMERMAN: Freedive
Kanoa Zimmerman - Freedive

From the breathtaking black and white images of solitary, bold spear fishers and turbulent breaking waves that are common to Kanoa Zimmerman's photography... more

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