Photographs on the Brain

Photographs on the Brain #51
My generation and generations after me, young generations, are less and less interested in fact of perfect compositions and action…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #50
I view obsessions much like I view instincts, the good and the bad are all mixed up in there…there being…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #49
©Emma Hardy I’m just interested in good photographs. I’m not a documentarist. I’m not trying to document anything. It’s more…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #48
This is the new golden age of photography: Billions of people take photographs and share them. Billions of people are…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #47
The greatest outpouring of personal narratives in the history of the planet has occurred on the Internet; as soon as…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #46
It’s the reason why photography was easier in the beginning. It’s like a dart game: at the beginning, you can…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #45
In the early days, as any kind of psychedelic cyber-utopian would, I was into that gnostic trip, that Kurzweillian “omigod,…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #44
You learn more about images when you work with them, when you collect them,” he says. “When I see one…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain # 43
To break out of its documentary cage, photography must risk a kind of intellectual and existential promiscuity, an all-absorbing hunger…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #42
Few people in contemporary art demonstrate much curiosity. The majority spend their days blathering on, rather than trying to work…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #41
A dreamlike quality is often created by reducing the specificity of a place and a culture to such a degree…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #40
“I think of photographs like they’re clues to something, there’s some element of mystery or something mystical––a hint at something…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #39
When I’m at the end of my life and thinking about what I’ve given back, the last thing I’m going…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #38
Now, we’re a species of editors. We all recycle, clip and cut, remix and upload. We can make images do…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #37
Uncertainty good. Inevitability bad. In tournaments, photographs, and life. – Blake Andrews ©Throwingbull ©Aleksandra Perovic ©Sebastian Reiser ©Chris Dorley-Brown ©Simon…

By Bryan Formhals

Photographs on the Brain #36
“I didn’t really have a script or a strategy. For the most part, it was just walking with my camera…

By Bryan Formhals