this is what it feels like to be free

http://www.publicprivatesecret.org/articles-essays-interviews/essay-photography-in-the-age-of-communicative-capitalism-by-ben-burbridge ‘I has become the commodity we spend most of our lives producing. In real-time. Around the clock. We fashion a self that we peddle to others in search of the next job, the next contact, the next “like.” I do exist. This is really happening. See?’

Richard Prince, social media and the public domain

http://www.artlawreport.com/2015/05/29/richard-prince-social-media-and-the-public-domain-reports-of-copyrights-demise-are-premature/ “The point here is not that Prince will be found liable for infringement; in the grand scheme, he probably won’t. But assuming that any image on the Internet is fair game for any other use because Prince can do what he does is to take a huge risk, and one that should not beContinue reading “Richard Prince, social media and the public domain”

Kim Kardashian photobook

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2015/may/05/kim-kardashian-selfish-book-photography-selfies       “Kim Kardashian has come not to praise the photography book, but to bury it. Her new book, Selfish, is the ultimate slap in the face for anyone who ever pointed a camera with high hopes of being the new Henri Cartier-Bresson or Don McCullin and getting their sensitive snaps published in a moving monograph calledContinue reading “Kim Kardashian photobook”