In our current time, nothing can beat a laptop, tablet or smartphone in an information/m2 contest. Still, I am a huge fan of the library as an information and inspiration provider. Throughout my development in photography, the library became a loyal teacher.
I admit it, I am a library addict. The following scenario keeps happening to me: I go to the library to return some books (overdue because I borrowed too many) only to come back home with a pile of new ones.
Last year, I received online feedback after taking part in a photography competition. One of the recommendations was that I should read Charlotte Cotton’s book ‘The Photograph as Contemporary Art’.
Yesterday, I went to a lecture by a professor in experimental psychology that made all the artists in the room sit at the edge of their seat.
What happens when eight writers interpret one photographer’s images? A collaboration between Belgian photographer Dirk Braeckman and literary magazine DW B gave us the answer.
Who says art photography needs to be serious? Photography is a great vehicle for playfulness and some highly regarded artists have mastered this attitude to the fullest. Let yourself be inspired to be more playful!