Roma Publications 1998–2014

Hosted at Fondazione Giuliani (Rome), the exhibition “Roma Publications 1998–2014” is a homage to Roger Willems and Mark Manders’ outstanding work as publishers. Presenting over 230 art books – alongside with site-specific installations, unreleased as well as pre-existent artworks, newspapers and posters  – the show aims to highlight the fundamental role of a collaborative, thus…

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Police Files Print No. 23
Giclée print on archival fine art paper 30 x 40 cm
© Arkady Bronnikov / FUEL

Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files

Acquired by creative group FUEL in 2013, Arkady Bronnikov’s vast collection of photographs of Russian prisoners’ tattoos is currently on show at Grimaldi Gavin Gallery in London. Taken between the mid-60s and the mid-80s, during Bronnikov’s career as a criminalistics expert at the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs, these photographs originally served the purpose of…

WassinkLundgren,' This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land - Preparation'. Pigment Print, 80x100 cm, 2011

Post-Photography

Thijs Groot Wassink, Ruben Lundgren, Yan Lei and Zhang Yao, the four artists presented in the exhibition “Post-Photography”, have a common denominator: using the camera – as well as video-technology and digital printmaking – to depict the real world, rather than to speak about photography itself. Using the popular press and daily life as a main source,…

Cristina De Middel, Surmount Difficulty. From the series 'The Party'

Seven Stories

Dillon Gallery dedicates a solo exhibition to Spanish artist Cristina De Middel’s last six years of activity, presenting a selection of her best-known series: Poly-Spam, The Afronauts (Winner of the ICP award 2013 and Deutsche Börse finalist), The Party (awarded the 2014 PhotoEspaña international best book award), Snap Fingers & Whistle, Jan Mayen, Antipodes and…

"In Real Life", installation view at Christine König Galerie, 2014

In Real Life

Group show “In Real Life” arises from questioning the theme of authenticity in the digital era. Core of the exhibition – curated by Luca Lo Pinto – is our perception of the world, more and more determined by the filter of images and videos rather than by first-hand experiences of it. The boundaries between real…

My Collection from the Show-Cases series, 2008, pigment print, cm 100 x 140. © and courtesy the artist

Irina Polin. Show-Cases

As featured in Pop-Up on Fantom 06 / Winter 2011   Irina Polin (1971) is a Russian-born, Switzerland-based artist, and the protagonist of this issue’s Pop-Up section. She studied in Moscow at The Arts College Named After the Memory of Year 1905 and the School of Art and Design in Lucerne. She is the recipient…

Unfinished V, 2009, C-print, cm 45 x 64.67

Miriam Böhm. Inventory

As featured on Fantom 05 / Winter 2012 There are many ways this  series could elicit reactions from its viewers: perplexing, in the form of a cocked brow or furrowed forehead; confusion, as necks crane closer and closer to the images, clearly looking for something; or perhaps boredom. The subjects of her photos, after all, could…