With the twenty-first century only in the beginning of its second decade, we decided to focus on what has been, ever since its earliest days, a significant motivation in our visual media: to see with new eyes. In other words, to discover ‘new realities’.
Articles with tag 'Introductions'
Liberated from the boundaries usually set by the chosen themes, this time we decided to define our personal preferences.
What is Mexican photography? Well, there is no clear definition. But after being invited by the Gimnasio de Arte y Cultura for a portfolio review session in Mexico City in September 2011, GUP has discovered its depth and richness.
When starting this issue we were under no illusions that we could cover the whole spectrum of the rock genre in one magazine, so we had to make choices, harsh ones.
Our neighbours. Belgium. A wonderful country.
Wingding, hoopla, hullabaloo! GUP#35 is all about celebration.
Stories, the theme for this issue, are essential to human being. Simple as that: we cannot live without telling them to each other. They are the vehicles for our communication.
Experimental photography includes alternative process techniques, and broadly refers to any photographic process or product falling outside the realm of straight film or digital photography. However, that comes close to a definition. It may be more appropriate not to define what ‘experimental photography’ is (or isn’t). Ever since Fox Talbot, people have been curious and playful enough to continue stretching the possibilities of ‘drawing with light’.
This issue hasn’t got a theme. Well, it does have a theme of sorts; ‘our’ theme.
Issue 2. The year 2005 was extremely busy and eventful, resulting in many new initiatives.