Travelling the Limitless Mind: An Interview with Katrin Koenning

German photographer Katrin Koenning (b. 1978) migrated to Australia when she was 25 years old. This act of relocating came to have a great influence on her work: while in her first long-term series, Near, she documented the metaphorical and physical closeness of her family relationships, in her most recent...

More, More, More But Never Enough: An Interview with Antoine d’Agata

Antoine d’Agata (b. 1961, France) is a Magnum photographer exploring the darkest sides of life, with drug-fueled sex binges bleeding over the edges of depravity. Destroying the line between living and making art, his images are autobiographical, animalistic, and as horrifying as they are beautiful.  D’Agata was in town to...

Irresistible Technology: An Interview with Adam Alter

Adam Alter’s latest book is “Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked.” In it, he describes the problem of rampant behavioral addiction and the calculated techniques of games, apps and other tech products to get and hold our attention… even to the point of our own...

The Uniqueness of Human Crying: An Interview with Ad Fingerhoets

Ad Vingerhoets is a professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Tilburg University, with expertise in the areas of stress, emotions, and quality of life. What he’s famous for, though, is crying. A phenomenon unique to humans, weeping — that is to say, tearful, emotional crying — is one of his special interests.  ...

Kissing Madness: An Interview with Photographer Pierre Liebaert

A small room, a closed door … and all the fantasies of the mind unleashed. For his project Free Now, Belgian photographer Pierre Liebaert (1990) placed an ad seeking people willing to participate in a nude photography shoot. Though he was only 23 at the time, and all the respondents...