Owen Leong

~                “The face is powerful,         it’s like a portal into the soul.” Owen Leong                               . ~ Looking down the garden to the silky oak, every inch of leaf and … Continue reading

Q&A: Alternatives – Thierry Geoffroy (part 2)

THIS IS PART 2 of the Q&A ‘Alternatives’ interview with Thierry Geoffroy. You can read Part 1 here. You have turned jogging into an art form. How does the Critical Run work? I prefer the word ‘running’. Jogging sounds a bit too leisurely. Critical Run is an Art Format for criticism; it is a stimulating, … Continue reading

Q&A: Alternatives – Thierry Geoffroy (part 1)

INTRODUCTION:  THIERRY GEOFFROY is a French practitioner based in Copenhagen who also works under the name of Colonel. For the past 25 years he has created a series of conceptual formulas to initiate events and temporary installations. These projects involve many participants – often several hundred – to address the social psychology of issues such as … Continue reading

PhotoVisa – Part 2

THIS IS PART 2 of Elena Firsova’s report on PhotoVisa festival in Krasnodar. You can read Part 1 here. ~ The 2012 Edition THE OPENING WEEK of PhotoVisa 2012 ran from 17 to 24 October. The statistics are: 29 exhibitions, 12 lectures and three evenings of video shows presented in 18 spaces in four localities … Continue reading

Fotográfica Bogotá 2013

NEW DIALOGUE BETWEEN WORLDS:  CDC WILL PRESENT the work of Melbourne artist Polixeni Papapetrou at a major South American festival this May. Selected from the artist’s series entitled ‘Between Worlds’, the work will be exhibited at the prestigious Academia Superior de Artes as part of Fotográfica Bogotá. The festival is presented by FOTOMUSEO and is … Continue reading

PhotoVisa 2012 – Part 1

INTRODUCTION: The smaller and regional photo festivals around the world offer emerging and mid-career photographers an excellent platform for their work and a chance to build quality network connections. Friendly and less hierarchical than their metropolitan cousins, these festivals often have a strongly collegiate and egalitarian atmosphere that makes it well worth the journey. One … Continue reading

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