Unnikrishnan Raveendranathan: Blood Money
In a Hindu-dominated society where the killing of holy animals like cows and buffaloes is considered to be the epitome of disrespecting all things Godly, there I was walking right into the middle of the unthinkable.
MICHAEL HAUSSMAN: GRAVITY
This first person text by the artist examines gravity’s effect on human emotion, told through five high definition video sequences filmed at 2,000 frames per second. GRAVITY debuted in Los Angeles at Young Projects this past February as a video installation.
Noah Wilson: Our Land
I’ve used a flatbed scanner and sunlight as a backlighting source to record both the photographic information and the surface of the negatives. I make several scans of each negative at different times of day, and depending on the quality of the sunlight (diffused or direct), I capture varying interpretations of each negative.
Golnaz Shahmirzadi: Forbidden Beauty
– ….an environment which is abandoned by all the nations that have progressed. A torn platform where no mirrors exist, and even nature forbids beauty. I used the same burka/hijab that is the prescribed dress for the women in Afghanistan. I want to be their representative, and express that my heart goes out to them for support.
Todd Sanchioni: New Developments
Consumerism has arrived. Much like dealing with a natural disaster, Laos has to rebuild… but how will it do so and in what direction will it take? Coming from the U.S. and being saturated in consumerism, I found this “progress” out of place in such a unique and exotic place. Though development is desperately needed in Laos and …
Grown Up Queer and Online:
On Tumblr, queer selfies and fans work together to refine a visual lexicon that “queers” the normative. In other words, queer selfie should be understood as …
Interview with Margo Moritz
San Francisco photographer Margo Moritz has shot live and studio-based dance for various companies including Hope Mohr and ODC. In this exclusive interview with MOH, Ms. Moritz describes the evolution of her distinctive synthesis of dance and photography….
Humanizing Process: Interview with Ed Drew
Ed Drew is a sculptor, photographer, and serves in California Air National Guard. He recently returned from a military combat deployment to the Helmand Province in Afghanistan ….
Free-diving : Interview with Kanoa Zimmerman
From the breathtaking black and white images of solitary, bold spear fishers and turbulent breaking waves that are common to Kanoa Zimmerman’s photography, I’m surprised to find the artist slightly shy to talk about his work.
AMERICAN FALLS: An interview with Phil Solomon
Phil Solomon’s rare contribution to experimental film spans collaborations with Stan Brakhage all the way to machinima. Doug Cummings recently caught up with the influential filmmaker to discuss American Falls his acclaimed 2010 three channel video and other works.
Open Call: Curatorial web project – 2016
19 Sep 2015
Moholy Ground’s curatorial web project is for independent curators and…
War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath
As early as 1862, battlefield imagery that pictured the grim reality of the …
Nicholas Nixon: New Work at Fraenkel Gallery
At a time when western beauty standards are at their most rigid, and collective fears of aging are aggravated by media messaging, …
Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography
… the years between 2000 and 2012 were.. exceptionally fruitful for the production of contemporary photography in China.