‘Eye-swiping London: Iain Sinclair, photography and the flâneur’, by Kirsten Seale

“Taking shape like the spectral imprint of a developing photographic image, an apparition emerges from the streets of London to haunt Iain Sinclair’s walks. It is the spectre of the flâneur. This spectral figure in Lights Out for the Territory and London Orbital, Sinclair’s non-fictional accounts of London, signifies a spatio-temporal disruption.  In Sinclair’s texts … Continue reading

My flânerie with Alec Soth and Richard Long

I am afraid everyone would think (quite rightly) that my bookshelves are monolingual with all these French references! Au contraire! However, there is plenty of room for any other books, films etc and wordpress doesn’t carry them. So far, Human Endeavour has put some weight on the British  side with works which are little disseminated. … Continue reading

Artist Residency at La Chambre Claire in Marseille

deadline: 15th December 2010 no travel expenses but accommodation and artists studio! good news: they accept collectives’ application up to 3 members (if you guys wish to apply, I’ll help you). In French only (but international applications are welcome), but if you don’t understand: google translate does it for you! click on the image to … Continue reading

Panos Pictures is seeking to increase its global representation (Deadline extended)

click on the image to get there   Panos Pictures is seeking to increase its global representation by introducing an annual call for submissions for photographers wishing to join the agency. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to identify and produce stories with a strong journalistic approach and compelling visual narratives. We encourage photographers with multimedia … Continue reading

Jim Jarmusch, The Permanent Vacation

Few weeks ago, I remembered this very first feature film by Jim Jarmusch made in 1980.

Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project

This book is obviously the first one in our collective bookshelves!