17 Feb Flusser on Freedom

“Changing the question ‘free from what?’ into ‘free for what?’; this change that occurs when freedom has been achieved has accompanied me on my migrations like a basso continuo. This is what we are like, those of us who are nomads, who come out of the collapse of a settled way of life.”

— Vilém Flusser, from On the Freedom of the Migrant: Objections to Nationalism, 1994

See Also:  Vilém Flusser on History, Science & the Photograph

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31 Jan Photography at the Edge

An image from my Random Strangers project is part of a group exhibition opening this weekend at Newspace in Portland, OR.   I’m surely sorry to be on the wrong continent for this opening…  Opening Reception: Friday, February 1st 6-9pm  “NEWSPACE Center for Photography is pleased to present Photography at the Edge, our 2013 Themed Exhibition juried by NEWSPACE Executive Director Tricia Hoffman.  As artists adapt to an ever-expanding range of options for creating photography, our understanding and acceptance of what might be considered a photograph continues to shift. The NEWSPACE 2013 Themed Exhibition:Photography at the Edge showcases work that contains photographic processes but still hovers at the edges of the medium. These include alternative printing methods (digital and historic), appropriated imagery, book presentations, iPhone images, photo-collage, and three-dimensional objects. Although every piece incorporates photography as a primary method, each pushes the boundaries of what might be considered “photography” in varying ways.”

An image from my Random Strangers project is part of a group exhibition opening this weekend at Newspace in Portland, OR.   I’m surely sorry to be on the wrong continent for this opening…

Opening Reception: Friday, February 1st 6-9pm

“NEWSPACE Center for Photography is pleased to present Photography at the Edge, our 2013 Themed Exhibition juried by NEWSPACE Executive Director Tricia Hoffman.

As artists adapt to an ever-expanding range of options for creating photography, our understanding and acceptance of what might be considered a photograph continues to shift. The NEWSPACE 2013 Themed Exhibition:Photography at the Edge showcases work that contains photographic processes but still hovers at the edges of the medium. These include alternative printing methods (digital and historic), appropriated imagery, book presentations, iPhone images, photo-collage, and three-dimensional objects. Although every piece incorporates photography as a primary method, each pushes the boundaries of what might be considered “photography” in varying ways.”

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