For this installation at Young Projects in Los Angeles, Michael Haussman shot five different subjects on a trampoline and gave each a specific prop and background. As the artist says, “to the normal viewer, a person jumping on a trampoline is just a figure moving up and down and their expression is a blur of motion. To capture this action and emotion, all the subjects were shot at 2,000 frames per second.
Karen Knorr’s past work from the 1980’s onwards took as its theme the ideas of power that underlie cultural heritage, playfully challenging the underlying assumptions of fine art collections in academies and museums in Europe through photography and video. Since 2008 her work has taken a new turn and focused its gaze on the upper caste culture of the Rajput in India and its relationship to the “other” through the use of photography, video and performance.
German photographer Michael Wolf showed us outside views of Hong Kong’s crowded residential apartments. Now Hong Kong based advocacy organization – Society for Community Organization – shows us how the insides look. This set of pictures depict the deplorable living conditions of one of the most densely populated cities on earth, from the only vantage point that captures the entire room. By the way this kind of room will coast them approximately 2000-3000 HKD per month (257-386 USD per month)
Photograph of how Chinese female prisoners celebrate their Chinese New Year in prison. The Chinese news always shows the “good side”.