Samuel Fosso

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Africa and contemporary art

I am no contemporary art expert. Sometimes one has to start with a disclaimer. The term and whatever definition whoever gives to it have been on that awkward zone where I have felt that I should be equipped with more specific knowledge to say even something quite generic about it. Also, my intuitive and somewhat

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Rainer Elstermanns’ “Photo Studio”

The German photographer, Rainer Elstermanns, imagined an old photo studio set in rural Kenya in his studio in Berlin. He dressed models in period costumes.  The result is a 17-minute film and a series of 40 recreations. ...