Topic: Conceptual Photography

Joan Fontcuberta—Courtesy of MACK
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Absurd Fabrication: Fictionalizing Photographer Joan Fontcuberta

SeeSaw Magazine editor Aaron Schuman tells the fanciful tale of his meeting with Joan Fontcuberta, the Catalan photographer of the funny and subversive Hasselblad Award-winning monograph, “The Photography of Nature & The Nature of Photography.”

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Phillip Toledano
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Iranian Censorship as Art: Portraits of Absence by Phillip Toledano

Sourced from censored images of women on product packaging found on store shelves in Iran, Toledano’s series highlights the absurdity of the attempt on behalf of state and religious authorities to black out, with marker in hand, one half of humanity.

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Doug Rickard
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Street View and Beyond: Google’s Influence on Photography

Google-based imagery has moved well beyond Street View and has become a photographic genre and aesthetic all to itself. LightBox asked a selection of artists from around the world who were inspired by the technology to describe how it has impacted their creative process.

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