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- This book presents a journey through the history of the photobook in Spain—offering new views on everything from the Spanish Civil War to the London punk scene. One of our favorite catalogues for 2014.
- Joan Fontcuberta explains how Data Recovery retrieves erased images from memory cards, partially recovers the images, then completes the unrecoverable parts by computer algorithm — creating gaps of digital amnesia.
- An investigation of a subject that has powered photography from its very earliest beginnings: the family album—which then turns the genre on its (invisible) head.
- An avant-garde Spanish photographer who rose to success in the 1920s and 30s, but with the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, his work almost disappeared — forever.
- For over 30 years, under Franco’s rule, the field of Spanish photography languished. Besides official governmental photos (read: propaganda), there was little in the way of authentic, personal explorations of the country through photographs. After his death, a group of photographers sought to change that.
- A stunning exhibition in Madrid demonstrates the strong link between modern architecture and photography.
- What does it look like when surveillance cameras, an apparatus of power, are turned back on their controllers? The 100 most powerful Londoners rendered through CCTV’s eyes.
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