Afterimage

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

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 6, May

Back to the Past: Atget Encore
Eugene Atget: Itineraires parisiens/A Portrait of Paris: Eugene Atget at Work Musee Garnavalet-Histoire de Paris Paris, France October 14, 1999-January 16, 2000 The Museum of the City of New York New York, New York November 4, 2000-February...
Boundaries and Beyond: The Termite TV Collective
Termite ... art moves always forward eating its own boundaries and likely as not leaves nothing in its place but the signs of eager, industrious unkempt activity. --Manny Farber Pennsylvania is a sprawling, forest-covered state where real estate...
Changing the Face of Argentinean Cinema: The Vibrant Voices of Four Women
In Argentina, as in most of Latin America, the film industry is not based on the studio structure of the United States, but rather it is underwritten by the government, with very little funding from the private sector. [1] The Instituto Nacional de...
Consciousness from the Ground Up
Future's Eve by Anna Gaskell New Langton Arts San Francisco, California April 4-May 5, 2001 At the entrance to Anna Gaskell's installation at New Langton Arts in San Francisco was a Goethe quote that read, "up or down, it's all the same."...
Hasselblad Award
The recipient of the 2001 Erna and Victor Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is Hiroshi Sugimoto. Sugimoto was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1948 and attended St. Paul's University in Tokyo. Sugimoto left Japan to study photography...
Net Art's Broadening Niche
010101: Art in Technological Times San Francisco Museum of Modem Art San Francisco, California March 3-July 8, 2001 Telematic Connections: The Virtual Embrace Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California May 5-June 30, 2001...
Notes from the Field
Bill Ivey, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) since 1998, has announced that he will resign in September, eight months before the end of his elected term of four years. Ivey was a successful advocate for the arts, with federal funding...
Public and Private in Light of Lingerie
Let me start with a bra strap. This curious little stay that some of us have gone to great lengths to hide, disguise or eliminate altogether has in recent years surfaced in a big way, as a headband or in a very deliberate counterpoint with the skimpiest...
Remixed Blessings
Nuevo Mexico Profundo: Rituals of an Indo-Hispano Homeland by Miguel Gandert National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico October 21, 2000-May 27, 2001 Nuevo Mexico Profundo: Rituals of an Indo-Hispano Homeland...
Spatial Orientation
Orientation by Marlene Creates Agnes Etherington Art Centre Kingston, Ontario, Canada March 30-September 2, 2001 Much of Newfoundland-based artist Marlene Creates's early work bears a passing resemblance to that of Richard Long, Hamish...
Spe 2001 National Conference
Society for Photographic Education 38th Annual Conference Savannah, Georgia February 15-18, 2001 This year's national Society for Photographic Education (SPE) conference demonstrated the medium's continuing ability to integrate technological...
The Site of Transition from Female to Male
IN THIS WORK I INTERROGATE MY LOCATION AS PHOTOGRAPHER while making pictures of Jake as he transitioned from female to male. At the time Jake asked me to photograph his sex change in 1996, his name was Deb. Having never heard of gender dysphoria, the...

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