Author: Benedetta Casagrande

World/Image, Matteo Pasin

Matteo Pasin is an Italian lens-based artist working between still and moving-image. His latest series of works, Weltanschauung, explores the fine line between the actual and the virtual and has recently concluded an Artist in Residence for VIR, Viafarini-in-residence, Milan.  Text by Benedetta Casagrande.  Since its advent, photography has…

Aaron Schuman – Folk

Published in July 2016, the photobook Folk by Aaron Schuman traces the photographer’s investigation into his Polish heritage. This journey of reconnection and re/search into his cultural roots sets off with a close-knit collaboration with the Ethnographic Museum of Krakow and it’s team of curators, researchers…

Screened

“Images are mediations between the world and human beings. Human beings “ex-ist”, i.e. the world is not accessible to them and therefore images are needed to make it comprehensible. However, as soon as this happens, images come between the world and the human beings. They…

An Impossible task

Essay by Séan Padraic Birnie Before her lover departs, she traces his shadow, thrown by candelight, on to the wall. Later her father, the potter Butades, will make a cast from the drawing.   In the Natural History, Pliny locates the origins of art, of…