Posted on: Sun May 5th, 2011
We'll start with this wonderful series of images, Luminant Point Arrays by Stephen Tillmans which are still captures of tube televisions as soon as they are switched off.
The Luminant Point Arrays open a dialogue between the relationship of abstraction and concretion in photography. The images show cathode-ray-tube televisions being switched off. The television picture breaks down and creates a structure of light.
Next up is a series that caught our eye by Mark Menjivar called You Are What You Eat which is a series of portraits made by examining the interiors of fridges in homes across the US. This is a very topical subject and Mark has done a good job of profiling a cross section of American society to capture visual facets of a culture of excess in food consumption.
If you've attended Slidefest V, you would have seen gorgeous landscapes of Iceland by Catalin Marin and while his color and HDR images are very good, we saw these black & white images by Michael Schlegel that are also breathtaking and very pleasing to the eye.
Michael's Iceland images landed him the first place in the International Photography Awards and deservedly so.