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. 32, No. 5, March-April

Aipad 2005
As photographic fairs organized by or for photo dealers and their potential customers prosper around the United States and in Europe, the oldest of them all, the Photographic Show sponsored by the Association of International Photography Art Dealers...
Big Fish in a Very Small Pond: Interview with Joan Lyons
JOAN LYONS recently retired from 30 years of coordinating the Visual Studies Workshop (VSW) Press, the influential publisher of artists' books she founded in the early 1970s. Under Lyons' direction, VSW Press published more than 400 books. Lyons worked...
Books Received
88 Secrets to Photoshop for Photographers, Scott Bourne. Olympic Mountain School Press/112 pp./$16.95 (sb). Archive: Lisburn Road, the Material Culture of a Belfast Church, Ursula Burke and Daniel Jewesbury. Belfast Exposed Photography/132 pp./8...
Boris Mikhailov: A Retrospective
BORIS MIKHAILOV: A RETROSPECTIVE THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART BOSTON, MA SEPTEMBER 22, 2004-JANUARY 2, 2005 Living in the current post-Soviet era, the USSR--once prided by western intellectuals as a country that would be the first...
City Pinhole
I've been using pinhole cameras for a number of years to photograph a variety of settings. This current group of images focuses on the urban context. My original intent was to focus only on the elements that are "native" to the urban context: buildings,...
Editorial
It is a pleasure and a privilege to return to Afterimage after various previous incarnations on the Editorial staff, including Assistant Editor beginning in early 1993, later Managing Editor and most recently my tenure as Editor from July 1998 to December...
Notes from the Field
Major Research Project on Media Art Conservation launched. Documentation and Conservation of Media Art Heritage: Research and Case Studies will aim to train and create a new generation of curators, art historians, archivists, restorers and programmers...
Still Photography?
Death shadows, specters, the photograph, as it does the cinema. That this is the case for the photograph is now a common understanding. I will come back to it. As for the cinema, death is inscribed there from its very advent, including in the first...
Susan Sontag, 1933-2004
Susan Sontag died in New York City on December 28, 2004 from cancer, a disease she had been battling for years. Born in New York City on January 16, 1933, Sontag spent her childhood in Arizona and her adolescent years in Los Angeles. At age 15, she...
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