Navel gazing can get a little old, so, in the coming weeks (months?), as we find ourselves counting the hours till lunchtime on the sofa, we look for...
Edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern and published by Aperture, The Photographer's Playbook contains advice, exercises and insight from John Baldessari, Tim Barber, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Jim Goldberg, Miranda July, Susan Meiselas, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Mark Steinmetz, Roger Ballen, David Campany, Asger Carlson, Ari Marcopoulos, Todd Hido, and many more. —Text compiled by Alex Nicholson
What comes first–the idea for a project, or the images themselves?
Over the course of her career, curator and lecturer Sasha Wolf has heard countless young photographers say they often feel adrift in their own practices, wondering if they are doing it the “right” way. She was inspired to seek insight from a wide range of photographers about their approaches to making photographs, and, more important, a sustained body of work. Their responses are compiled in PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice. Below, twelve artists respond to the first question in the interview series:
Members of the Magnum Photos collective voted to welcome five new photographers as Nominees to the agency. The new nominees are: Sim Chi Yin (Singapore) Gregory Halpern (USA) Rafal Milach (Poland) Lua Ribeira (Spain) Lindokuhle Sobekwa (South Africa) Magn
Sim Chi Yin (Singapore)
Gregory Halpern (USA)
Rafal Milach (Poland)
Lua Ribeira (Spain)
Lindokuhle Sobekwa (South Africa)
Gregory Halpern’s “Zzyzx,” which takes its title from an unincorporated parcel of the Mojave desert, portrays desolation and beauty of an unforgiving sort.
Gregory Halpern’s new photo book, “Zzyzx,” operates like a road map, or a set of road maps, leading viewers to the end of the line. The photographer’s subject is Southern California, although he is not interested in the usual myths. His eye instead turns toward the elements: fire, desert, pavement, scrub. If the volume contains a single emblematic image, it may be the first one—a hand, tattooed with seven stars across the palm, raised not in supplication but to block out the relentless glare of the sun.
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 fellowships today. Eleven photographers are among the 178 recipients. They are (links direct to their bios and image galleries on the Guggenheim site): Robert Dawson LaTo
They are (links direct to their bios and image galleries on the Guggenheim site):
Our newest Juxtapoz Editions release is Photography, a 32-page zine featuring some of the most influential names and talents in contemporary photograp...
Our newest Juxtapoz Editions release is Photography, a 32-page zine featuring some of the most influential names and talents in contemporary photographer. Starting with cover artist Roger Ballen, our Photography zine includes Mike Brodie, Alex Prager, Tim Barber, Swampy, Jennilee Marigomen, Bill Daniel, Tod Seelie, Daniel Arnold, Asger Carlsen, Austin McManus, Yumiko Utsu, Gregory Halpern, and Peter Sutherland