Mark Borthwick - The Heart Land
The Heart Land by photographer Mark Borthwick is a beautifully constructed journal of photographs, poetry, drawings and the splatter of paint. The inclusion of these different mediums brings together a free-spirited narrative that alludes to closeness with the ocean, nature and community.
Surreal and dreamy photographs become intimate records of a familiar memory and connection to a greater existence. Accompanied with notes and poems, the text in this book fits in perfectly alongside the elusive imagery. There are also scribbles, tea stains and the haphazard flinging of paint adding another layer of intimacy to this intriguing title.
Not in Fashion Photography and Fashion in the 90s Not in Fashion. Fashion and Photography in the 90s is the title of the new special exhibition at MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst. As the title already indicates the focus here is not on the glamorous fashion world of the rich and the beautiful. On the contrary, the show at MMK presents an anti-movement that in the 1990s consciously ran counter to the images of prêt-à-porter, haute couture and the mainstream fashion magazines. Especially in the first half of the decade, designers, stylists and photographers dedicated themselves to giving fashion strong roots in society not just as an industry with a feeling for the zeitgeist, but as an artistic form of expression and as a "politics of the body". Thus, fashion in the 1990s covered substantially more than the latest collections brought out by the in...