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The Parallel State

THE PARALLEL STATE PHOTOGRAPHS BY GUY MARTIN — PRESENTED BY NINETEENSIXTYEIGHT Official Selection for the Rencontres d'Arles 2017 Discovery Award, to be exhibited 3 July to 24 September 2017 at the Atelier de la Mécanique, Arles, France. Amid the crackle of automatic gunfire and the blast of blacked-out fighter jets piercing the sonic barrier was [...]

Landscapes

Landscape VII, 2012LandscapesLuca Lupi £700.00 Buy Landscape Scoglio Porcelli, Sicily, 2014LandscapesLuca Lupi £700.00 Buy The project Landscapes consists of a series of photographs taken from the sea. Viewed together, the images suggest a continuous view of the coast as a single extended landscape, seemingly real. In fact, these spaces are not consecutive at all but far [...]

He is a weak ruler who needs religion

GUY MARTIN "Throughout his tenure as Prime Minister and now as President, Erdoğan has distanced himself from Atatürk. He views himself as the father of a new Turkish identity, one aligned more closely with its Ottoman past, its Islamic heritage. He has taken the country in a more religious direction, similar to a place it [...]

What kind of times are these

What Kind of Times Are These There's a place between two stands of trees where the grass grows uphill and the old revolutionary road breaks off into shadows near a meeting-house abandoned by the persecuted who disappeared into those shadows. I've walked there picking mushrooms at the edge of dread, but don't be fooled this [...]

Poison

POISON Photographs and words by Guia Besana In the last 35 years, biodiversity has declined by more than a quarter due to population growth and our levels of consumption. The degree to which we currently exploit our natural resources is unsustainable and our destruction of natural habitats is causing a drastic decrease in the number [...]

I wither slowly in thine arms

Untitled, Summer Haze #6Summer HazeAnthony Samaniego £650.00–£1,500.00 Buy "Outside the windows the cars swept past continuously, out of town, into town, lights ablaze, radios at full throttle. 'I wither slowly in thine arms,' he read. 'Here at the quiet limit of the world,' and repeated to himself: 'Here at the quiet limit of the world. [...]

Something incongruous

Camouflage aux fleursHeritageMarie Hudelot £1,200.00–£2,200.00 Buy "For always, he thought, there was something incongruous to be worked into the harmony of her face . . . so that if it was her beauty merely that one thought of, one must remember the quivering thing, the living thing . . . and work it into the [...]

Lost

Midnight Milk 13Midnight MilkMarie Sjøvold £1,100.00 Buy Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and be known. The forest breathes. Listen. It answers, I have made this place around [...]

We are what we see

If Whales Could FlyAnythingMarlies Plank £900.00–£1,200.00 Buy "'We are what we see.' And because this was so—we are what we see—once a person had witnessed the vision, that person's life would be razed like a twig shack by its annihilating force . . . a juggernaut that was like a whale rearing up beneath a [...]

Our Jeopardy

MARIE HUDELOT from Devotion It is good to use best china treasured dishes the most gentle goblets the oldest lace tablecloth there is a risk of course every time we use anything or anyone shares an inmost mood or comment or a fragile cup of revelation but not to touch not to handle not to [...]

Anything & Everything

Anything & Everything A selection of works by Marlies Plank MilkIndependent SinglesMarlies Plank £900.00–£1,200.00 Buy Selfie with flowersIndependent SinglesMarlies Plank £900.00–£1,200.00 Buy MuseAnythingMarlies Plank £900.00–£1,200.00 Buy If Whales Could FlyAnythingMarlies Plank £900.00–£1,200.00 Buy FoamAnythingMarlies Plank £900.00 Buy DohaAnythingMarlies Plank £900.00–£1,200.00 Buy Marlies Plank was born in 1981 in Vienna. She has been working as a freelance [...]

Envisionaries

Envisionaries Jonny Briggs Photographs by Jonny Briggs Jonny Briggs was born in 1985 in London. His work is an exploration of childhood, lost memories and those who ‘disturb our comfortable interpretation of the world’. He has exhibited all over the world in collections such as Foam Talent, Photo 50, Out of Focus, as well as [...]

Dreamscapes

Dreamscapes Anthony Samaniego Includes work from Anthony's series' 'Summer Haze', 'Dreamscapes' and 'Plantraits'. Anthony Samaniego is an American photographer who grew up in Los Angeles. He attributes his discovery of photography as his main creative outlet after an accident took away his first love of skateboarding. He shoots almost exclusively on film, preferring the moody [...]

Minima moralia

Guiboles mollesL'Habit Fait Le MoineCharles-Henry Bédué £2,000.00–£2,300.00 Buy "The human is indissolubly linked with imitation: a human being only becomes human at all by imitating other human beings." THEODOR ADORNO, MINIMA MORALIA: REFLECTIONS FROM DAMAGED LIFE, 1951

As imperceptibly as Grief

Untitled, Summer Haze #5Summer HazeAnthony Samaniego £650.00–£1,500.00 Buy As imperceptibly as Grief The Summer lapsed away— Too imperceptible at last, To seem like Perfidy— A Quietness distilled As Twilight long begun Or Nature spending with herself Sequestered Afternoon— The Dusk drew earlier in— The Morning foreign shone— A courteous, yet harrowing Grace, As Guest, that [...]

The night migrations

You Are Here Now #8You Are Here NowEivind Natvig £4,000.00 Buy This is the moment when you see again the red berries of the mountain ash and in the dark sky the birds’ night migrations. It grieves me to think the dead won’t see them— these things we depend on, they disappear. What will the [...]

Impression

Impression Justin Bartels Photographs by Justin Bartels Justin Bartels is a photographer and videographer working in San Diego, California. He graduated from Art Centre College of Design and the California State University of San Marcos. He specialises in commercial sport and fashion photography, taking commissions whilst working on his own personal projects, such as Impression, [...]