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The Last Click: From Analog to Digital

by Emile Rubino

gupea_2077_28348_12The Last Click, Esther Shalev-Gerz

After seeing Esther Shalev-Gerz’s first solo exhibition in Canada at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery (UBC), I thought it would be interesting to take another look at one of the artist’s latest works, The Last Click. Although this work is not part of the Belkin’s show, it seems relevant to a larger discussion currently taking place within the field of contemporary media-based practices, focusing on the transition from analog to digital media—particularly in photographic practices. Continue reading

Horvat Meets Fashion

by Emile Rubino

1974, Paris, for Stern, shoe and Eiffel Tower1974, Paris, for Stern, shoe and Eiffel Tower, Photo Courtesy of
Presentation House Gallery

“The last thing I want to show is the model’s head,” said French photographer Frank Horvat with irony during his conversation with curator Vince Aletti at Emily Carr University last Saturday. His statement nicely sums up the personality of the man. This “Robespierre of fashion photography,” as Horvat amusingly called himself, is presenting a selection of his fashion work along with some of his street and documentary photographs at Presentation House Gallery until December 23rd.

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