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Bertrand Carrière – Sandra Fillion

Bertrand Carrière – Sandra Fillion

April 19, 2017 [originally published in French in CV90 in Winter 2012] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Boris Mikhailov – Johanna Mizgala

Boris Mikhailov – Johanna Mizgala

April 18, 2017 [originally published in CV90 in Winter 2012] — During the Soviet era, it was unlawful to photograph anything that contradicted the reigning political ideology. As images were seen to be an extremely forceful argument to support the cause, anything that might show signs of rust on the well-oiled machine would not be tolerated. The negation of an outlet for visual evidence to the contrary of the accepted narrative attests to the very power of the documentary photograph, for it bears silence witness when it is too dangerous to speak the truth.

Ouvrir le document : Enjeux et pratiques de la documentation dans les arts visuels contemporains – Felicity Tayler

Ouvrir le document : Enjeux et pratiques de la documentation dans les arts visuels contemporains – Felicity Tayler

April 12, 2017 [originally published in CV90 in Winter 2012] — The title of this volume, which translates as “Open the document,” is an imperative: it urges you to unfold the cover, printed in solid gold ink, of a perfect-bound paperback. This materiality suggests that the contents are both precious and brilliant, and that there is urgency in its message…

B. Plossu et D. Le Breton, Des millions d’années / F. Nuñez et D. Le Breton, mu-jô – Maxime Coulombe

B. Plossu et D. Le Breton, Des millions d’années / F. Nuñez et D. Le Breton, mu-jô – Maxime Coulombe

April 10, 2017 [originally published in French in CV90 in Winter 2012] — You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page.

Le BAL: A New Photographic Institution in France? – Michel Poivert

Le BAL: A New Photographic Institution in France? – Michel Poivert

April 3, 2017 [originally published in CV90 in Winter 2012] — We present an analysis of the context and strategic positionings that prevailed at the foundation of bal, a French photography institution with its roots in the field of independent press agencies. Although such a reality does not have its equivalent here, Michel Poivert’s viewpoints on the emergence of institutions, the recognition of documentary photography, and the issues in visual media education provide an interesting perspective on the initiatives taken by, and shortcomings of our institutions with regard to photographic issues.

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