Fine Art

Joana Choumali: Tales of the City

Reading Time: 6 minutes Lonely walks at “the first light of day” and embroidered diaries of things she “could not express with words” inform the work of Joana Choumali, the first African to win the Prix Pictet award

9 June 2020
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Oliver Chanarin’s new installation inspired by Amazon’s distribution centres

Reading Time: 8 minutes Chanarin was poised to embark on a photographic survey of Britain for an installation at SFMOMA, however, confined to his apartment, the artist turned his lens on his partner Fiona Jane Burgess instead. Inspired by August Sander’s photograph the Painter’s Wife, Chanarin has made hundreds of portraits of Burgess at home during lockdown

13 May 2020
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Steph Wilson on the subjects of skin and flesh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steph Wilson reflects on her relationship to photographing skin and flesh up-close, in all their imperfect gloriousness, during this period of self-isolation — the first in a new series inviting photographers to reflect on subjects central to their work

20 April 2020