Catherine Opie surveys her life’s work in her new monograph

Reading Time: four minutes The career-spanning distribution features the diversity of Opie’s subjects, including high school football players, mini-malls, protests, freeways and her family I actually first came across Catherine Opie’s work in college, when I saw the girl series Domestic from…

Benjamin Wolbergs’ vast and lively anthology seeks to redefine queer representation

Reading Period: 2 minutes Photo: © Bettina Pittaluga. Through the lenses of over fifty different photographers, New Weird Photography traverses a heady mix of identities, experiences, mechanics and aesthetics to department “one-dimensional” perceptions of queerness Growing up in Bavaria throughout the 80s…

Shaping America: Natalie Christensen’s 007

Reading Time: < 1 minute Christensen’s best and newest work examines the forms and colours of the girl new southwest home “Nothing is everlasting or solid, ” produces Natalie Christensen “Energy is always moving and shifting simply out of our awareness. Our…

A shared understanding: Dawoud Bey’s Street Portraits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Street Portraits, published by MACK, collates images created by Bey between 1988 and 1991, capturing the individuality and complexity of Black American life For too long, monolithic archetypes have characterised the Black experience. The USis a country composed…

The particular photobooks to take note of the month

Reading Time: 5 minutes From a photographer’s meditation on the gentrification of his childhood home to a facsimile of Jo Spence’s 1982 BA thesis, all of us round up the recently-released and forthcoming photobooks to have in your radar Pregnancy © Al…

Kristin Bedford documents the split tradition of Los Angeles’ lowrider car culture

Reading through Time: 2 moments The LA-based photographer bears witness to the glitz and glamour of Mexican American lowrider culture, as well as its intimacy, communality, and history “Lowriding can be who I am… Much more me whole, ” says Tina Martinez…