Feminine Masculine: On the Struggle and Fascination of Dealing with the Other Sex

12 Dec 2016

Each January, London Art Fair, the UK’s leading modern British and international contemporary art fair, dedicates exhibition space to photography, inviting a curator to select 50 images along one common idea. The 2016 edition of Photo50 at LAF was curated by Photocaptionist founding director Federica Chiocchetti and her team. Entitled Feminine Masculine:…

Photo-Poetics: An Anthology

by Nick Scammell

1 Mar 2016

If poetry is the place where the lustre of language amplifies or replaces its content, where compression yields fruitful ambiguity, then how might a photo-poetics look? Photo-Poetics: An Anthology, currently on show at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, whispers of ‘the nature, traditions and magic of photography at a moment…

Jan McCullough: Home Instruction Manual

by Aris Kourkoumelis

23 Feb 2016

In her latest project Jan McCullough uses photography to explore the fluid and constructed nature of what constitutes the ideal house. Driven by her discovery of an online discussion on the perfection of domestic spaces, McCullough moved her studio into a rented empty house, where she put into practice the…

Our first photo-literary exhibition: Tommaso Tanini, H. said he loved us, at Kunsthalle Budapest

15 Dec 2014

  It is our great pleasure to announce the very first photo-literary exhibition curated by the Photocaptionist, in collaboration with the collective Discipula: Tommaso Tanini‘s H. said he loved us, at Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle Budapest (28.10.14 – 05.01.15), as part of the Month of Photography Festival in Hungary (Fotóhónap2014).   Following three…

Capturing the Narrative at L A Noble Gallery

by by Nicoletta Barbata

2 Jul 2014

The Photocaptionist caught up with London-based L A Noble Gallery on their recent intriguing exhibition Capturing the Narrative: A Visual Exploration of Fact and Fiction, where artists Lottie Davies, Brittain Bright and Johanna Ward explore fables and truths drawing on personal histories, folklore, mith and literature. Lottie Davies‘s Love Stories is an ongoing project on collected accounts of the circumstances…