Nobuo Ina – Return to Photography

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I have just been reading Return to Photography, by Nobuo Ina (1898-1978). Ina was influenced by thinking on photography emanating from Germany (Bauhaus et al). This essay was published in 1932, and predates Walter Benjamin‘s The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936), with which it bears some similarities. Ina’s essay appeared in the first edition of Koga …

Artist’s Statements

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Arty Bollocks has an ‘Instant Artists Statement Generator‘ … and here is an example: ‘My work explores the relationship between postmodern discourse and vegetarian ethics. With influences as diverse as Derrida and Miles Davis, new tensions are generated from both traditional and modern narratives. Ever since I was a teenager I have been fascinated by the essential unreality of the …