New Visionaries of 21st Century Photography
They used to say that the camera never lies. The next generation may find that difficult to believe. Photography has come full circle, from the 19th century obsession with realism, to the 21st century addiction to hyper-reality. opportunities for artists have multiplied just as the problems have proliferated.
As ever, theory runs to catch up with practice. The images collected here put strain on the old definitions and demand new ones.
What are they? Well they are not, strictly speaking photographs anymore.
New territory needs new maps.
50 contributing photographers from 18 different countries
Compiled by RomanyWG
Hardback 192 pages
260 x 260 mm
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