The Photographer of the Future

The Photographer of the Future

Viewbook hosted a brainstorming session in Arles this year to address the question: What does the photographer of the future need? I participated in both the brainstorming and a public presentation that followed, and the results of the session are now online, as an article and as a short video.

Connecting

“It’s really hard to form an emotional connection with perfection. We tend to connect to flaws, reading them as personality." Manami Okazaki interviewed me for her article on the story of Holga for a Hong Kong publication.
A Love Affair with Arles

A Love Affair with Arles

“[Arles] is the magic of pulling many, many creators into a playground designed specifically for them. A playground, we remember, is one of the first and most sacred of places for meeting on equal ground with peers, and learning, joyously.” My latest blog post, up on GUP Magazine, reflects on the magic of Rencontres d’Arles.
Just a Quick Gasp

Just a Quick Gasp

Pierre Liebaert: We have no time. Me: We have time right now. Pierre: Now? Yes, yes, but in life, we have no time. It’s too short, it’s just a quick gasp. Me: It feels very long to me. Pierre: Yes, maybe. But I’m afraid of time, of not being who I want to be. I’m afraid of it.
Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

I spent the morning of November 13, 2015 in a police station in Paris, reporting the theft of my wallet in a pickpocketing the night before. It was boring: sitting in a semi-broken chair in a bureaucratic waiting room, filling out forms for a crime that would never be solved but was only a matter of paperwork. And I think…
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