Connie Jang: Hand Phone

Connie Jang is a Brooklyn based photographer. Her project, “Hand Phone” is a straightforward one. Jang, like many of us, has been taking photographs with her cellphone. The images are casual, but they are never easy. Jang finds quirkiness in the mundane. The aesthetics of a mobile phone, juxtaposed with the overly familiar urban landscape…

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5×5: Tumblr Likes You by Marisa Gertz

5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor. I think that one of the reasons I like Tumblr for looking at photography is that it lies somewhere right in between the over-thought and often minimal portfolio site and the sunsets-kittens-brunch-foods aesthetic of other sharing sites. When you see a photo on…

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Daniel Blight and the c-word

Daniel Blight, London-based photographer, curator, and editor of The Photographer’s Gallery, penned an article for The Guardian questioning the meaning and usage of the term “curator.” He not only inquires about the role of the curator in the institution and on the internet, but how historical and cultural value is determined through curating. “Knowledge is…

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