Got this brochure on the snail-mail recently. I cant help but wonder “why? why now?”, do they know something I dont? Most likely. I, in any case, feel now very well prepared, thanks to this piece of reading. Its a pity it is just an introduction… Incidentally, www.emergencyplanning.ie
These are some darn good magazines about Photography and Design I bought in Spain. And a good magazine, has usually a good web site! NEO2 www.neo2.es FOAM www.foammagazine.nl ETAPES www.etapes.com/international/ www.ggili.com/etapes/ VISUAL www.visual.gi OJO DE PEZ www.ojodepez.org
Galeria Brito Cimino presents Não tem coisa certa, a solo exhibition of works by Caio Reisewitz. At this show, the artist brings before the public 18 photographic images that render his reflections on the landscape, the ever-changing natural environment, and their occasional encounters. Caio Reisewitz is known for his studies about the São Paulo architecture… Continue reading Caio Reisewitz: “Não tem coisa certa”.
With Camel and Camera – Historical Orient Photography 1864 – 1970 20th April – appr. 7th September 2008 opening: Sunday, 20th April 2008, 11 am With catchwords like “clash of civilizations” and “Islamist terror” a rather undifferentiated picture of the Islam is currently conveyed in western public. However, about 18,000 historical photographs of the Museum… Continue reading Historical Orient Photography 1864 – 1970
Close your eyes and listen to this tune from Vampire Weekend and tell me it is not as Black as a soul can go. Nevermind the video. Mansard Roof I see a mansard roof through the trees I see a salty message written in the eaves The ground beneath my feet The hot garbage and… Continue reading Vampire Weekend
The Guido Mocafico: Nature Morte exhibition–a collaboration between Bernheimer Fine Art Photography and Hamiltons Gallery, London–focuses on photographs inspired by the aesthetics of Old Masters. Born in Italy in 1962, the photographer concentrates in this exhibition primarily on three genres of still life: banquet, floral and vanitas still lifes, or as Mocafico calls his groups… Continue reading Guido Mocafico
The much-anticipated new series of work by Jeff Bark, Woodpecker, is full of dark romanticism. Under the cover of a manufactured night, his young subjects indulge in moments of introspection and abandon, echoing Bark’s own memories of his near adulthood. A short film accompanies the photographs. The subjects of Bark’s previous series, exhibited at Michael… Continue reading Jeff Bark
Slide Movie – Diafilmprojektor an installation by Gebhard Sengmüller Black cube installation: A film sequence (35mm motion picture, 24 frames/sec.) is cut up and the individual frames are mounted as slides. They’re then distributed among 24 slide projectors that are all focused on the same screen (the exact same point). Via electronic control of the… Continue reading Slide Movie – Diafilmprojektor
The new image in Italy 1932-1960 Neorealism, mainly associated with the films by Visconti, De Sica and Rossellini, was a heartfelt artistic response to the transformation of Italy in the course of the twentieth century. With the demise of Fascism, which had harnessed the mass media of photography and film for its own purposes and… Continue reading NEOREALISMO in Winterthur
Friday 14th September. Building on the massive success of the inaugural Culture Night last year, the number of participating organisations has more than doubled to over 80 cultural venues throughout Dublin City. Specially organised FREE events including dramatic performances, readings, exhibitions, dance performances, concerts and films are all on the agenda for Culture Night 2007,… Continue reading Dublin Culture Night 2007
Arte que se respira hoy en el barrio de Lavapiés Este libro-objeto, ideado y coordinado por el francés Julien Charlon es una instantánea del arte que se respira hoy en el barrio de Lavapiés y de las inquietudes artísticas de sus habitantes Encuentras desde fotos, poemas, o cartas de la gente en sus lenguajes diferentes,… Continue reading Mundo Lavapiés
Undertaking a personal project – it could be an article for a magazine, a book, a website, an exhibition or a commission – offers photographers an opportunity to focus their energies and ideas and broaden their horizons at the same time as developing their art and craft. This book, which aims to be both practical… Continue reading Plan & Publish Your Photography
These are some old video projects I did for college and clients, some based on photo-animation, some just plain short films. Reverse Perspective Interactive Holograms, 2005. Promotion for Interactive Holographic advertisement, produced by me for Reverse Perspective in 2005. Waiting for the Luas, 2005. What do you do in the coldest winter’s night? You get… Continue reading Some old videos and photo-animations.
So, we already have seen a good few bunch of ads from Dove teaching us how to find ourselves beautiful no matter how low our self-esteem may be. It seems like a good aproach to marketing, and it feels honest. While there is a flair of ethical approach to marketing their products, one can only… Continue reading Making Ethical Beauty
Well, if you are bored to death and have nothing better to do, scan ALL your books, CDs, movies and games with your webcam, and have them digitally referenced in the well designed Delicious Library. You can enjoy a new visual way to track who did you lend your belongins too, and when. The program… Continue reading Delicious library
Grande Reportagem is a Portuguese news magazine that is recognised for its investigative reports and excellent photo-journalism. In 2004 the magazine switched from being an independent monthly publication to a weekly supplement in the Saturday edition of the daily national newspaper Diário de Notícias, owned by the same publishing company. The creative challenge of the… Continue reading Flags by DRAFTFCB
The Irish Media Guide first published in 1987 is the most comprehensive guide to the Media in Ireland both North & South. Get it on a PDF at www.irishmediaguide.com. The Irish Media Guide, has a circulation of 4,500 copies and is distributed free of charge to all Media Companies in Ireland, both North and South.… Continue reading The Irish Media Guide 2007
SWEET TALK 24. Candy in association with Mickey Finn present SweetTalk24 in Dublin. Thursday June 28th. 7pm doors / 8pm show. THE SUGAR CLUB, LEESON STREET DUBLIN. Admission: eur10, tickets only available on door. WIM CROUWEL presentation. http://www.swisslegacy.com Interview: One & Two “HELVETICA – The Documentary” Irish premiere with director GARY HUSTWIT: http://www.helveticafilm.com Followed by… Continue reading HELVETICA – The Documentary, Irish premiere.
Global Photographies: Histories ¦ Theories ¦ Practices Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th, Friday 29th June 2007. The Photography Program at the Institute of Art Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire in Dublin is pleased to announce that it will be holding an international conference on photography and globalization in June 2007. Widely perceived to be the driving… Continue reading Global Photographies: Histories | Theories | Practices
Analog is a weekend of free live performances celebrating creativity in contemporary music. From congotronics to no-wave guitar noise this series offers a journey through live music and sound. Located in Dublin’s most exciting new urban space, this will be a weekend not to be missed. Friday 13th Cinematic Orchestra DJ FOOD & DK Saturday… Continue reading Analog
This articles belong to PHOTOCENTRALASIA.COM (ANAHITA GALLERY) and are a great source for us, Western-centrics, to learn about Photography in Central Asia. 19th and Early 20th Century Photography The Soviet Period Modern Uzbek Photography 19th and Early 20th Century Photography Our oldest photographic material from Central Asia dates back more than one hundred years. After… Continue reading Photography in Central Asia.
The future of TV? I installed it on my mac and it looks great. I can actually control it with my MacBook remote! There is a small selection of channels so far, perhaps not the best ever, but Im sure if they keep at it the guys that brought us Skype will make an amazing… Continue reading Let me tell you about Joost
From Spam Poison: WWW Robots (also called wanderers, spiders, crawlers, or bots) are programs that crawl the Web continually retrieving linked pages. When a spammer’s bot visits your website, blog, forum, etc, all pages and sites linked to it will be searched looking for email addresses. Now you can fight back against their robots! The… Continue reading Fight Back Against Spammers
“Report, view, or discuss local problems like graffiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs, or street lighting” online. Great, where? at Neighbourhood Fix-It. This is the story of a site built by mySociety. They build websites which give people “simple, tangible benefits in the civic and community aspects of their lives”. As far as I know… Continue reading Fixing the world one thing at a time
Matthew Monteith: Czech Eden by Michael Famighetti After the Velvet Revolution marked the end of Czechoslovakia’s Communist regime tourists from across Western Europe, and the world, arrived by the busload in Prague to marvel at this spire-marked capital that had effectively been off limits, for a half century, to those outside the Soviet empire’s reach.… Continue reading Matthew Monteith: Czech Eden
A 4 day event combining exhibits, workshops, screenings and master classes, discussions. Form the 21st to the 24th of June 2007, at Film Base, the Irish Film Center, and Cineworld Dublin. FRIDAY 22nd June Forum 1. TELEVISION 2.0 – The Future of TV 10.00 – 11.15am Are we entering a time where genres are evolving… Continue reading Darklight Symposium
“Dear Voter, Do you know who you will vote for next Thursday 24th May? Do you even know for sure what the main parties really stand for? Wouldn’t it be handy if you could compare each of them side-by-side, issue-by-issue? Yes, it would. So to that end, dear voter, I introduce to you Fx3 VoteAssist.”… Continue reading Voting Assistant for Election 2007
Monochrom is a great site for all your photographic needs, whatever your budget. I recently purchased a portfolio for under 40 euros that looks like a +100 euros one. Nice feeling on the hands, velvety, and very well built. I would recomend you to have a look at their infinite catalogue, mind the German. http://www.monochrom.com
Looking better than many other 50-year-olds, Helvetica enjoys now the pleasures of its own revival. Well, revival although it has never left the scene really. Now it comes back as a film. And it looks like a very inspiring one. I wonder what Mark Kermode will say about it! Quoting the filmakers, ‘Helvetica’ is a… Continue reading Helvetica
I recently found a video in YouTube about a proposed development in Dublin Bay. Wasaki Global Corporation plans to build a clover-shaped cluster of mand-made islands, Dubay style. The video is priceless! In particular the fast paced voice at the end! quoting from the site: The Dublin Coastal Development. The solution to Dublin’s property needs.… Continue reading Dublin + Bay = Dubai?