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Ekkachai Khemkum

Ekkachai Khemkum
Bangkok, Thailand
fotoblur

Pointing | Naming
Photographs convey a kind of literal meaning. At least on the surface, they feel real and factual.

Machine-mediated, lens-derived, photography can only record signals from the material world, its images are inherently data-driven. This makes the medium a favored partner in any discourse in need of evidence and corroboration; journalism, for instance, …

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Jakub Pajek

Jakub Pajek
Tokyo, Japan
shinjukumad.com | interview

The Floating World, Lost in Translation

Japan, and Tokyo in particular, has served as the setting for multiple iconic works of film and fiction. Ridley Scott’s imagined futuristic Los Angeles in the film Blade Runner was inspired by contemporary Tokyo. The opening scene in Neuromancer, the novel that made William Gibson famous …

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Ausadavut Sarum

Ausadavut Sarum
Bangkok, Thailand
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Hands are sacred things ::
Touch is personal. Tongues for those who cannot speak. Ausadavut Sarum creates images that appear as cyphers from another realm, coded but resonant gestures from an alternate topography; hands that speak, a language written on the body, an image world that feels mute and silent, a place in which …

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Edna Dott

Edna Dott
Texas, USA
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A beauty that is innocent, but not naive ::
There are currently 1.5 billion smart phones in the world, and 45% of american adults own one. By 2015, there were approximately 92 million Flickr subscribers, 300 million active Instagram users, and 1.5 billion registered Facebook accounts. Smart phones and digital cameras have made electronic …

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