Telling stories through photography is becoming a more complicated affair, going far beyond showing pictures on a wall or in a book. The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam takes note by hosting the exhibition On the Move, a group show focusing on the theme of ‘Storytelling in Contemporary Photography and Graphic Design’. We spoke with Anne Ruygt, junior curator of photography at Stedelijk, about the rapidly changing landscape of photo-based media.
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Mazaccio & Drowilal are a young French artist duo that combines kitsch and smart ideas in collage art.
Australian photographer Louis Porter documents evidence of urban unrest in his project The Small Conflict Archive. We interview him on failed attempts at improvement, the transition of an object from usefulness to uselessness and the way that city streets show evidence of those who live there.
For almost ten years, the photo collective Sputnik has focused on Post-Soviet countries, in search of personal stories instead of ‘hot news issues’.
Since her graduation from the International Centre of Photography (ICP) in 2009, Evgenia Arbugaeva (1985, Russia) has gained worldwide recognition for her work on Tiksi, a small town in Northern Russia resting on the coast of the Arctic Ocean.
Safia Belmenouar (b. 1981, France) is a photography curator and historian who has been fascinated with postcards from the French colonies since her childhood.
In this interview, Jamie Diamond speaks about how she got her start in photography, why her work explores the inherent fictions within photography, and how photography has helped her cope with loneliness.
Danish-Iraqi photographer Lina Hashim (1978) undertakes daring photo projects on the topic of Islam.
Emily Kinni has been researching the history of former execution sites since 2011 and capturing the results in her series Where Death Dies. She spoke with GUP about researching sites that don’t exist anymore, repurposing sites of death into mundane spaces and the narratives of the people who keep history alive.
Alisa Resnik’s (b. 1976, Russia) gloomy photos of dark interiors, people in bars and streets at night, have received a lot of attention recently.