FLOW’s Book du Jour: Martin Kollar | Provisional Arrangement

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Martin Kollar Provisional Arrangement Winner of the 2016 Prix Elysée, Martin Kollar’s new work, Provisional Arrangement, considers that which is temporary in a world made up of provisional situations and solutions. “We are tenants of culture”, wrote Nicolas Bourriaud, foreseeing … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: The Protest Box | Edited by Martin Parr

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Martin Parr’s collection of photobooks is one of the finest to have ever been assembled and The Protest Box is a boxset which brings together five books from that collection as facsimile reprints. Parr has selected diverse books which each … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Provoke | Between Protest and Performance

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The short-lived Japanese magazine Provoke, founded in 1968, is nowadays recognized as a major contribution to postwar photography in Japan, featuring the country’s finest representatives of protest photography, vanguard fine art and critical theory in only three issues overall. The magazine’s … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo 1965–85

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Burkina Faso photographer Sory Sanlé (born 1943) started his career in 1960, the year his country (then named République de Haute-Volta) gained independence from France. Sanlé opened his Volta Photo portrait studio in 1965 and, working with his Rolleiflex twin-lens, … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Louise Oates | Notes on Hydraulic Fracturing

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This book brings together selected works from the project Notes on Hydraulic Fracturing which examines the unconventional extraction process as it gains purchase in the UK landscape. Documentation of exploratory sites and those earmarked for future drilling are intermittent with … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Autophoto: Cars & Photography, 1900 to Now

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Autophoto explores photography’s longstanding and generative relationship to the automobile. Since its invention, the automobile has reshaped our landscape, extended our geographic horizons and radically altered our conception of space and time, influencing the practice of photographers worldwide. The book shows … Continued

FLOW’s Book du Jour: Dorothea Lange | Aperture Masters of Photography

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Dorothea Lange (1895–1965) documented rural poverty for the federal Resettlement Administration and Farm Security Administration from 1935 to 1939. Her powerful images–from migrant workers in California fleeing the “dustbowl,” to struggling Southern sharecroppers– became icons of the era. She later … Continued

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