Documentary Photography

Documentary photography is, by definition, the origin of all photographic movements. Photographers in the nineteenth century attempted to create documents of their reality: straightforward images of the people, places, and things that existed all around them. Since then, Documentary photography has... [more]

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VISUAL ARTS
06.20.09
VISUAL ARTS, Photography, Documentary Photography, moody, layered, gritty, urban, dark, atmospheric
5 ?s 4: Andy Summers, Photographer/Musician 1] Does your work sometimes surprise you, or take its own direction? Well that is the nature of the beast…whatever creative media you are doing, photography – painting, music or writing, you nurse the thought that maybe the work will start presenting itself, as if independent from your control and – surprisingly – ends up rather differently that you expected. 2] How do you see your work growing/changing/stabilizing in the future? I hope whatever creative work I do doesn’t stabilize itself in the future – that sounds rather deadening to me. It is possible that you become more sure of your technique as you continue on – thus creating a sort of stability, but then
FILM
10.05.09
The unexpectedly freezing weather kept me from going out as much as I'd like to this week (I'm new to the East Coast, and unprepared for real seasons), but the irresisitible lure of gravestones and accordion music drew me out of
VISUAL ARTS
10.29.09
A new show opened last weekend at GAGA (Garnerville Arts Center) in New York. The large exhibit space once functioned as a mill and is part of a huge complex that now holds the gallery and various businesses. This show is a celebration

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