The female nude: a genre of photography that is heavily tried and ambiguously true. Women photographers have tried to reclaim authorship of the female experience through their work, but is it possible to be naked without being nude?
"When you give yourself over to the inactive state, you’re also giving yourself over to an internal roaming. Without that, there really isn’t a capacity for surprise, for discovery, for actually learning something new about yourself or the world."—Josh Cohen, in our interview about his new book Not Working.
In the photobook Somnyama Ngonyama, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi creates an identity, performs an identity, dismantles an identity, confronts with identity.
Creativity is often so focused on the finished object—the creation—that we fail to attend to what comes afterward. Yet, what comes next is also part of the process: it is how we react to and recover from what we have created.
A new year gives the perfect opportunity to reflect on the way your life and work are unfolding. Start your year off right with a creative retrospective.
I'm happy to announce my new book: Unique: Making Photographs in the Age of Ubiquity.
"Computers can learn from examples how to recognize something. [...]This is one way that you can form the concept of an apple, although it has nothing to do with an apple. An algorithm will never bite an apple, or taste one, or pick one from a tree."—Philipp Schmitt, in our interview about his new book Computed Curation.
Ancient maps marked the accomplishments of discoverers, documenting the world as known thus far, the boundaries of which were marked by monsters: “Here be dragons.” Modes of discovery have changed—we may now brag about being...
In his new book The AI Delusion, Gary Smith argues that we need to disabuse ourselves of the blind faith we put in Artificial Intelligence: machines are not, and cannot be, more “intelligent” than we are.
"I saw, in all these different practices, some kind of artistic creature who uses science but also design and technology to re-investigate the relationship with the Earth."—Ruben Jacobs, in our interview about his new book Artonauts.