Using old 16mm cameras, artist Ben Rivers, who has been nominated for the Jarman...– Helen de Witt, BFI
It did not enter through the eyes, since it has no colour; nor by the ears,...– St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153)
The Narcotic Farm is an hour-long historical documentary that premiered in 2008....– JP Olsen and Luke Walden.
A privileged look at the deaf community, In the Land of the Deaf (Le Pays des...– Edward Guthmann, San Francisco Chronicle
Syndromes and a Century is a poem on screen: a film of ideas and visual tropes...– Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.
Last night, I was on the threshold of hell. To-day, I am within sight of my...– Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights, Ch. 34
Man does not want to look at man’s pain, unless it is his own.– Raymond Depardon
If your pictures aren’t good enough, it’s because you’re not...– Tim Hetherington quoting Robert Capa
The tranquil woods of the Loire Valley embrace the La Borde psychiatric clinic,...– Unknown
You can either surf, or you can fight!– Colonel Kilgore, Apocalypse Now
I was returning from the railroad station. In my ears, there remained chugs and...– Dziga Vertov (AKA David Arkadevich Kaufman), 1924
Movies in Hollywood now, for the past 20 or 30 years, are made mainly by lawyers...– Jean-Luc Godard, The Christian Science Monitor - August 3, 1994.
In achieving the aims of baroque art, photography has freed the plastic arts...– André Bazin
People don’t become inured to what they are shown - if that’s the...– Susan Sontag, Regarding the Pain of Others
If this “journal” does not mention the war, it is first of all...– Jacques-Henri Lartigue
Style depends largely on surface components such as composition and contrast, on...– Vicki Goldberg, Light Matters
1) Never, never be lazy. 2) Know how to eat well; the right foods in small...– Jacques Henri Lartigue’s advice to young photographers
When hierarchies crashed, so did the concept of standards of quality. Although...– Vicki Goldberg, Light Matters
All creatures come into the world bringing with them the memory of justice.– J. M. COETZEE, Waiting for the Barbarians
Even the darkness will not be dark to you; the night will shine like the day,...– Psalm 139:12
(Still) Out of Africa, but it will have me soon...
“Do you see him? Do you see the story? Do you see anything? It seems I am trying to tell you a dream—making a vain attempt, because no relation of a dream can convey the dream-sensation, that commingling of absurdity, surprise, and bewilderment in a tremor of struggling revolt, that notion of being captured by the incredible which is the very essence of dreams.” - Joseph...
"The Necessary Tension of Possibility"
Simon Brewer, 2010 “Nothing that is wholly evil can exist.” - Thomas Aquinas, 1225-1274 Contextualized in the choices of Khmer Rouge executioner Comrade Duch, our judgments and responses to them and depicted in the ambiguous and darkened interior of the scene of his most horrendous war crimes, The Necessary Tension of Possibility explores the ever-present tension between darkness...