A bimonthly magazine devoted to media art and cultural criticism for the photography, film, video and visual book community. Publishes feature articles of investigative reporting or scholarly research, interviews, essays, reviews of media arts publication


Vol. 45, No. 6, November-December

A Note from the Editor & Report
Dear Afterimage readers and supporters, After more than forty-five years, Visual Studies Workshop (VSW) in Rochester, New York, is ceasing its publication of Afterimage. As readers know, Afterimage was launched by photographer, curator, and educator...
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Baltic Triennial 13
May 11-November 18, 2018 In an effort to dodge imposed ideologies, possible nationalistic tendencies, and assumptions that are often associated with a biennial which, on a fundamental level, represents and illuminates its site of occurrence, Baltic...
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Seeking Permission: On the Photographic Practices of Joan E. Biren (JEB) and Robert Giard
QUIET CONNECTIONS Storme DeLarverie sits on a bar stool, fully facing the camera, as if the axis of a compass. Mid-afternoon sun sneaks in from a nearby window and mixes with a round light fixture directly above her head. DeLarverie plants one fool...
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Imagined Reality: A Conversation with Hu Jieming and Hu Weiyi
Hu Jieming, born in Shanghai in 1957, is an avant-garde artist in the field of digital media and video installation. He combs through the complex relationships of visual culture and history in the post-internet era, and is known for his attempts to...
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Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness
Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Atlanta, Georgia September 14-December 8, 2018 South African visual activist Zanele Muholi is known for pairing photographic portraits of South African...
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Yoshitomo Nara: Sixteen Springs and Sixteen Summers Gone-Take Your Time, It Won't Be Long Now
Yoshitomo Nara: Sixteen springs and sixteen summers gone--Take your time, it won't be long now Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film Tokyo July 7-August 10, 2018 This review is about Yoshitomo Nara's photographs. But before I get to them,...
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Anna Bunting-Branch: Warm Worlds and Otherwise
Anna Bunting-Branch: Warm Worlds and Otherwise Wysing Arts Centre Cambridgeshire, UK October 7-December 9, 2018 "Well-come!" So we are greeted by the digital animation Well-come world travellor (2018) at the start of the journey into Anna...
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Us or Chaos
US OR CHAOS BPS22 Charleroi, Belgium September 22, 2018-January 6, 2019 US OR CHAOS is a group exhibition held at BPS22 (previously called the Solvay Provincial Building, abbreviated as BPS22) in Charleroi, Belgium--a museum committed to...
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