Maria Kapajeva work is focused on photography, video, print making, installations, textile. Focusing on the politics of images projected on all of us without our consent, she often looks at those in movies, advertising, media and she questions how they form our identities and what is left unspoken about it. Kapajeva uses a multidisciplinar
This is an ongoing research project, and one that just started, hence its rather chaotic structure. Broadly speaking, it is looking at the gesture of photography as embodied vision. It is about photography as an entanglement of subjects, objects and apparatuses as mutually defining entities. Its core is the specific subject-object gap opened by the gesture of machine-aided observation. It is about mechanisms of recognition and mis-recogn
My project is very personal, since it is my own home. Here I experiment an on-going project inspired by Warburg’s Library and Mnemosyne BilderAtlas: I keep a well-thought-out collection of art catalogues and books, ethnological and history of religions texts and very many art reproductions (postcards) and maps. I began my home image’s display in 2013 when I moved into an apartment with wooden
Other People’s Photographs is a series of 96 different books that explore patterns and themes in what amateur photographers are posting every day to sites such as Flickr.
On which fields of knowledge are you focused?
Could you identify some constants in your work?
Fax from the Library (since 2013)Fax from the Library, two one-channel-videos, 2015 each 6:37 min; 16:9; full HDFrax from the Library, Projektraum Fotografie Dortmund, 2015
Time and Sequence is something we are very interested in when thinking about photograp
As a photobbok addicted, web surfer and collector of beautiful spreads on his facebook account, Alessandro decided to answer just to our last question and to consider his facebook account as a project. As it is a link, we'll share also the books he suggested as links from different sources.
Thinking about Warburg's 'good neighborhood rule', what are the books that underpin your project?