Larry Sultan on the institution of family
Larry Sultan has made one of the most well-known photobooks about family, Pictures From Home (Amazon). It’s deeply personal work, and involved the intimate collaboration of his parents in making images that might otherwise appear somewhat exploitative. In this short interview, he talks about the work through a different lens – the family as an…
Rato, Tesoura, Pistola – Pedro Guimarães, with Nuno and Emma-Sofie Engstrøm Guimarães
Lovely project, and I also found lots to think about in this reference to an Italo Calvino story: In Italo Calvino’s short story The Adventure of a Photographer, written in 1983, the protagonist Antonino Paraggi embarks on a solitary, philosophical journey into what is described as the “madness” of photography. Wryly observing the photographic obsessions…
Siblings – Wendy Stone
https://www.lensculture.com/articles/wendy-stone-siblings Documenting the lively adventures of her son and the family’s two beloved dogs, Wendy Stone reframes the bond between siblings through an animal lens.
What you think is boring now may be interesting in the future
This is a note to myself, as I consider what to crop and how to frame the domestic pictures that make up most of my photographic work at the moment.