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A great idea for a project, take two completely different styles of images and create photomontages to highlight their differences and bring a subject to an unwitting audience.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 08 Mar 2017

Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975

This exhibition (on show until April 30, 2017) provides a thorough history of the Provoke movement and its connections between photography, political protest, and performance in post-war Japan.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 06 Mar 2017

Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition '2017' is at Tate Modern, London from 15th February to 11th June 2017

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 17 Feb 2017

Doris, how good to meet you again

People watching is such fun – clearly Jeff Hutchinson’s relationship with his mother-in-law and his sense of humour are both strong.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 02 Feb 2017

Images about… science and the environment

Contemporary photography can appear in all kinds of publications, not just the photographic press.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 25 Jan 2017

The Greatest Photobooks

The Winter 2016 issue of SOURCE, the Photographic Review, includes the results of a poll to select the greatest photobooks ever published. Here's the 20 best books on their list.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 23 Dec 2016

Know Your Onions

Contemporary Journal is available on-line via Issuu

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 13 Dec 2016

Magnum Photobooks

Magnum past-president Susan Meiselas has said that Magnum needs a new description now that much of the members work is more personal and long term. With Martin Parr's photographs of food, Alec Soth's wanderings along the Mississippi and Olivia Arthur's fictive story Stranger, it is obvious that Magnum outputs now represent a major strand of contemporary photography, alongside that of the fine art photographer.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 26 Nov 2016

Instagram and Depression

What images we post on social media can say a lot more about us than we expect.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 01 Oct 2016

Future Perfect: What does appropriation say about us?

The sheer quantity of images online is a collective archive that represents us today. Using appropriation of these images to make new works of art Penelope Umbrico wants to know why we take and share photographs and what it says about us as humans.

Added by SIG: Contemporary on 31 Jul 2016