[Winter 2001-2002] by Jacques Doyon The works in this issue will seem, at first glance, diametrically opposed to each other. They involve very different subjects, from monumental architecture (Carl Zimmerman) to the world of collectors (Veli Granõ) to the ruins and waste of consumer society (Ramona Ramlochand). And their visual means – their modes of […]
Portfolios : KARL ZIMMERMAN, VELI GRANÖ, RAMONA RAMLOCHAND.
Reviews : Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal 2001, Bill Vazan – Ombres cosmologiques, No man’s land : Les photographies de Lynne Cohen, Javier Vallhonrat – Obras.
Authors : Jacques Doyon, Robin Metcalfe, Veli Granö, Ramona Ramlochand, Catherine Pomparat, Guy Bellavance, Suzanne Paquet, Sylvain Campeau.
[Winter 2001-2002] Zimmerman attributes to his photographs “an essentially utopian aesthetic with ambivalent understandings.” Humour, nostalgia, and critical deconstruction coexist in his work, as they often do in our responses to totalitarian aesthetics. “Fascinating fascism” shares its allure with the less radically discredited, but equally utopian, architectures of socialism and New Deal social democracy. by […]
[Winter 2001-2002] This article was originally published only in French. You can read it by switching over to the French version of this page. Summary Today’s collector is of a new kind: a historian, a restorer of meaning. This figure, the expert collector, shows us where our past is hidden and how we can rediscover […]
[Winter 2001-2002] Under the digital disney sky, the debris of contemporary life consolidates, piled together into a postcard from the edge. It is all sweetness and anxiety. The natural and unnatural, the real and the imagined, becoming one watery vista. By the falls I sat down and wept. This is my theme park. An MRI. […]