Photo-Soup is a collaborative project that allows artists to disseminate their work & ideas without the necessity to fit mainstream curatorial agendas.

two types of people

http://www.artlyst.com/member-articles/there-are-two-types-of-people-in-the-art-world-artists-and-boring-fuckers There are two types of people in the art world: artists and boring fuckers. The boring fuckers have it in for us. They’re the ones who gleefully academicised art because they knew that real artists hate writing: essays, self-crits, artist’s statements, creative rationales, dissertations, speeches, press releases, blogs and begging letters.In the UK, in…

recreates scene of dead Syrian toddler
Ai Weiwei’s Photo Reenacting a Child Refugee’s Death

http://hyperallergic.com/272881/ai-weiweis-photo-reenacting-a-child-refugees-death-should-not-exist/ “Art as we know it is corrupt, exhausted and weak. We see works of postmodern masters sold to bankers for millions of dollars as signs of cultural capital and objects of financial investment. We see shimmering edifices of cultural wealth erected on the backs of hyperexploited labor—the pyramids and coliseums of the twenty-first century.…

Allan Sekula ‘Fish Story’
Allan Sekula - Fish Story

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i don’t have to be a photographer

http://unitednationsofphotography.com/2016/01/22/im-a-photographer-and-i-have-a-problem/ “Meeting the people at the soup kitchen was a new experience for me. I was meeting new people, without the security of the camera to hide behind, without feeling that I had to take something away with me. We talked to each other because we wanted to. There was a brief temptation to photograph the people, but I…