From Times Quotidian, the on-line arts and culture journal.
Selections from an ongoing series by Janet on Photography and Words, sometimes with music and always with reflections on time and memory.
THE AMBIDEXTROUS ARTIST: The Photograph and Text (Wright Morris, Robert Frank, et al)
SALVAGE AND SABOTAGE: on Maya Zack, W. G. Sebald, Walter Benjamin and Chris Marker
THE MUSEUM OF EXILE: Photography and Time at the Border (with music by Paco Ibanez)
THREE SUITCASES, PART ONE: Walter Benjamin, Augusti Centelles, and the Hypothetical Suitcase of Balthazar Garzon (with music by Luis Llach)
THREE SUITCASES, PART TWO: Walter Benjamin, Augusti Centelles, and the Hypothetical Suitcase of Balthazar Garzon (with music by Juan Manuel Serrat)
ON HER OWN: Photography and Time in Maine, A Meditation on Chansonetta Emmons
LA VIDA: PHOTOGRAPHY AND TIME AT THE CENTER/ CENTRO? : Thoughts sparked by Return to Centro Historico by Ilan Stavans (with music by Klemerson)
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING: Peter Nadas, Victor Erice, Photography, Words, Trees, and the Passages of Times
HOLES IN THE NET OF TIME: Photography and Time in Observatory and Forest. Reflections on two recent books of photography and text: ‘From The Observatory’ by Julio Cortazar and ‘December’ by Alexander Kluge and Gerhard Richter
AUTOMOTIVE reflections on Leos Carax’s film HOLY MOTORS
THE SHACK OF FILM: On the Occasion of ‘Agnes Varda in Californialand’