M Scott Brauer had the same access as any other photographer on the campaign trail of the US election, but, for his new series This is the worst party I’ve ever been to, he decided to “stepping away from the designated photo opps and subvert what was being shown, to look behind, deeper into, or next to the main event.”
In the West, Japan is like a fantasy. A strange, isolated culture of almost perfect self-preservation, we imagine suited Yakuza, manicured raw fish, a blubbery sumo, bonsai trees, samurai swords, wasted bankers, Geishas, karaoke. When Max Pinckers arrived in Japan, via a commission from the Belgium-based cultural project European Eyes on Japan, he couldn’t find much of the Japan he’d come to imagine.
Press++, an exhibition of new works by the Dusseldorf Kunstakademie star graduate Thomas Ruff, the artist’s first solo show in London, is about to go on show at David Zwirner gallery.
Mohau Modisakeng and Candice Breitz will represent South Africa with a major two-person exhibition in the South African Pavilion, at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, running from 13 May to 26 November 2017 in Venice, Italy.
A collaboration between photographer Tadhg Devlin and the dementia group SURF, curated by Open Eye Gallery, is the first in a series of collaborative
A little-known series of photographs of the state of Nevada, shot in the year 1977 by the late American landscape and architectural photographer Lewis Baltz, is about to go on show for the first time.
Fascinated by the strange environments typical of pure scientific research, Daniel Stier set about investigating the idea of the experiment as an art form. “I am interested in the experiment, the idea of work that people do without any clear outcome. This constant loop of doing something, maybe failing and then starting again. That is exactly what we do as artists,” he tells BJP.
Délio Jasse’s new, previously unseen body of work, about to go on show at London’s Tiwani Contemporary, continues the artist’s exploration of the photographic archive, interweaving found images with clues from past lives to draw links between photography and memory.
David Lurie’s Cape Town-based project Writing the City, a documentary series focusing on the effects of urbanization, social marginalization and economic disparities in his native South Africa, is about to go on show in a solo exhibition in London.
Exploring the creation of Splash and Grab, a London-based photography magazine that aims to give a platform to the best emerging and under-the-radar international photography talent.