Category Archives: Photography’s History of Us/

What does photography want? How do we subvert that? This is photography that exists before us, in spite of us, after us.

EPHEMERA KABINETT: Burning Books in New Mexico

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ACCESSION #: ICI 21350

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EARTH SAMPLE: Pond of Ashes from Birkenau, Poland

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ACCESSION #: ICI 21641

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Sebald’s photo archive

Archive 7

These pages, that represent the 385 images from W. G. Sebald’s four published prose fictions, jump-started our 5-year long study of the late author’s work. By attempting to bring the pictures back to their pre-publication state where they existed only … Continue reading

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Museum Without Walls

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André Malraux is perhaps best known for his idea of the “Museum Without Walls”, a museum in the mind, comprising the art of past centuries and civilizations. Malraux visualized art without the traditional confines (and constructs) of the museum grouping, … Continue reading

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