The Photographers' Gallery top 10 Photography Blogs
The Photographers' Gallery staff suggest their top 10 photography blogs:
With reflections on photographic theory and science, this blog sees a calendar of guest bloggers writing a series of posts on what they feel to be the most pertinent themes in thinking around photography (they call it an 'online discourse'). Writers include Geoffrey Batchen, Walead Beshty, David Campany, Hilde Van Gelder, Martin Jaeggi and Kelley Wilder.
This online magazine, which also runs masterclasses with notable photographers, has developed a wide and international following. They recently received EU funding to undertake a mentorship programme for a number of international emerging photographers. The mag includes essays, reviews and interviews.
Started in 2008, AMERICAN SUBURB X / ASX is an ever-growing archive and fiercely edited look at photography’s always relevant past, rapidly shifting present and dramatically unfolding future. The mission is to provide and provoke, to educate and titillate those who are obsessed with photography, visual culture and all of the beautiful moving parts. We believe that by bringing together the intellectual and the visual in a powerful dance, ASX will foster new generations of artists, scholars, collectors, and patrons.
An online magazine that focuses on artists using lens-based media in the UK and Ireland. We help to promote engaging thought on artists’ work to our readers in more than 120 countries around the world. Our exhibition and book reviews, gallery listings, interviews, essays and online exhibitions are accessible by all, for free.
A blog and creative organisation dedicated to photography. They took part in the Brighton Photo Biennial and feature the work of many interesting photographers/photographic artists.
Either/And has been devised as a framework within which to debate and share perspectives, using issues and questions posed by the National Media Museum and its partners as the catalyst for discussion and exchange relating to media. A series of commissioned essays, interviews, images and films will be published on the site to serve as the catalyst for online public discussion.
Conscientious is a website dedicated to contemporary fine-art photography. It offers daily profiles of photographers, in-depth interviews, exhibition and book reviews, and general articles about photography and related issues.
The content of the site relates to photography, with a special focus on photographic strategies in visual art, from the early period after the invention of the medium, up to the present. It comprises essays and interviews.For the ‘One Photograph’ series, artists, writers and photographers are asked to write about one photographic image from any source. However, a strict formula is followed: the personal engagement with an image must serve as a platform to identify or propose alternative or unrecognised functions and roles for ‘the photograph’.
Established in 2009, SuperMassiveBlackHole is dedicated to contemporary photography and the photographic imagery resulting from the time-based processes found in many interdisciplinary art practices today. It is available to download for free as a PDF three times a year.
eyecurious is a blog written by Marc Feustel about photography and all things related. My background is in Japanese photography, but eyecurious travels to as many photographic territories as possible through exhibition and book reviews, photographer interviews, random thoughts and a few experiments.