Else By Hanna Lenz - IGNANT
“Ninety-seven is an age to which you don’t congratulate. You shouldn’t become older than ninety at all!“ Else said, when photographer Hanna Lenz met her for the first time, a few days after her 97. Birthday. “Today Else is 100 years old. She has been living in her two-room apartment in Aarhus, Denmark for 58 […]
Foto lidt for tæt på i Stockholm
Fotokunsten har altid været kilde til et seismografisk blik på tiden. Noget, der har gjort fotokunstens rolle indenfor samtidskunsten helt markant og med tiden godtaget som en integreret del af kunstscenen. Stockholm kan lige nu byde på tre store fotoudstillinger, der uden optisk bedrag retter linsen mod deres samtid.
New Brighton Revisited by Martin Parr, Tom Wood, and Ken Grant | 1854 Photography
Reading Time: 11 minutes “I was the first to move to New Brighton, and it was by sheer chance,” says Tom Wood. “I studied fine art part-time [a Fine Art Painting BA at Leicester Polytechnic], then went back to the car factory where I had worked before. Then I found a job as a photo technician at the poly [now Wirral Metropolitan College, where he went on to teach], and we moved there in September 1978.” Thus began a golden age for photography in New Brighton, which lasted until 2003 when…
Zoom Photographe : Martin Parr
Martin Parr est un photographe anglais, mondialement célèbre pour son approche originale du documentaire. Né en 1952 près de Londres, Martin Parr découvre la photographie à l’âge de 13 ans, encouragé par son grand-père lui-même photographe amateur. Il rejoint la Manchester Polytechnic où il poursuit des études de photographie, et s’intéresse au travail de Bill …
The Traditional Costumes of Peasant Women in Germany and Alsace
Traditional costumes have virtually disappeared, but until the 1950s, this kind of attire was very common across Europe. From the color and cut you could conclude whether a woman was married, how old she was, which family she came from, and how wealthy...