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NEWS EDITORIAL

Juliana Gómez Quijano: Las Dos Hebras (The Two Strands)

Juliana Gómez Quijano: Las Dos Hebras (The Two Strands)

by Laura Chen

Colombian photographer Juliana Gómez Quijano’s (also known as Juno) interest lies in research and reflection on scientific knowledge. In her project ‘The Two Strands’ (‘Las Dos Hebras’), she builds a bridge between the world of science and her personal experiences by investigating the genetic and emotional bond that unites her with her twin sister. By…

Simon Lehner: The mind is a voice, the voice is blind

Simon Lehner: The mind is a voice, the voice is blind

by Laura Chen

Simon Lehner (b. 1996, Austria) gave shape to his ongoing series ‘The mind is a voice, the voice is blind’ in late 2019, a year before he was diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD). In essence, the series studies the cognitive dialogue at play between memories and the conscious, and explores how we process,…

PHmuseum 2021 Mobile Photography Prize: GUP Selection

PHmuseum 2021 Mobile Photography Prize: GUP Selection

Erik Vroons

PHmuseum is a curated platform dedicated to contemporary photography. Its focus – to find innovative ways to display photography, engage, educate, and connect – is very much in line with ours and so we, the GUP editorial team, have joined forces with PHmuseum to shortlist 10 entries for their 2021 edition of the Mobile Photography …


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Mathias de Lattre: Mother’s Therapy

Mathias de Lattre: Mother’s Therapy

By Linda Zhengová

Paris-based artist Mathias de Lattre (b. 1990, France) developed a specific interest in natural psychedelics, in particular, hallucinogenic mushrooms. After more than four years of research and photography, ‘Mother’s Therapy’ brings together the artist’s work on psilocybin (a naturally occurring hallucinogen produced by a myriad of fungi), mycology and medicine – together they define an…

Rick Schatzberg: The Boys

Rick Schatzberg: The Boys

By Laura Chen

In his latest photobook ‘The Boys’, published by powerHouse Books, Rick Schatzberg (b. 1954) delivers a journey from the 1970s to the present to tell a profoundly moving story of an ageing friendship. In this lively documentation of a shared history, he delves into themes of time, memory, place, identity, bonding and mortality.

Moyra Davey & Peter Hujar: The Shabbiness of Beauty

Moyra Davey & Peter Hujar: The Shabbiness of Beauty

By Linda Zhengová

On the initiative of Galerie Buchholz in Berlin, Canadian artist Moyra Davey (b.1958) was invited to curate the archive of the late American photographer Peter Hujar (b. 1934-1987). To correlate with her own practice, she categorized his work into clusters such as NYC, animals, water, and bodies while picking photographs that were rarely shown before.…