The Art of Connection

IN 2015, VIVAPHOTO was ten years old. Based in Krasnodar in southern Russia, this collective of photographers organises, among other things, the annual PhotoVisa festival in the city. To celebrate their anniversary, VivaPhoto published a book looking back over the preceding decade. They asked Alasdair Foster to write a short text to include within the … Continue reading

RUSSIA: PhotoVisa 2015

Conversation of Memories > Patricia Casey (Australia) Erika Diettes (Colombia) Tomoko Hayashi (Japan) Paula Luttringer (Argentina) Suk Kuhn Oh (Republic of Korea) Wendy Sacks (USA) Diana Thorneycroft (Canada)   IN 2015, Alasdair Foster was commissioned by PhotoVisa festival to create an exhibition for the Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art (КИСИ) exploring the festival theme of … Continue reading

Fables of Change

: :: Hoda Afshar :: Ray Cook :: Simon Harsent :: Owen Leong :: :: curator and writer: Alasdair Foster :: : FABLES OF CHANGE Presented at the Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art back in 2013, this exhibition introduced Russian audiences to the work of four Australian artists. Each uses the photographic image to explore … Continue reading

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