Floris M. Neussus - Untitled Körperfotogram, 60’s

Born in Lennep, Germany, in 1937, Neususs has dedicated his whole career to extending the practice, study and teaching of the photogram_alongside his work as an artist, he is known as an influential writer and teacher on camera-less photography_Neususs brought renewed ambition to the photogram process, in both scale and visual treatment, with the Körperfotogramms (or whole-body photograms) that he first exhibited in the 1960s_since that time, he has consistently explored the photogram’s numerous technical, conceptual and visual possibilities_

Shadow Catchers,13 October 2010 - 20 February 2011, will present the work of five international contemporary artists - Floris Neusüss, Pierre Cordier, Susan Derges, Garry Fabian Miller and Adam Fuss - who work without a camera_

Camera-less photographs were popular with botanical illustrators in the 1840s and ’50s but the process was really taken up in a big way in the 1920s by artists connected with European avant garde art movements such as Da Da, Surrealism, including Christian Schad, Man Ray and Curtis Moffat_a way of exploring new concepts of light, time and space_

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/photography/8051406/Floris-Neususs-Interview.html

http://beelinetree.blogspot.com/2010/12/floris-neussus-untitled-korperfotogramm.html

http://www.designweek.co.uk/home/blog/from-the-shadows/3019035.article

In Limbo - Stop Motion Film, 2011 by Sofia Koubli


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Music for Piano, Flute, Violin and Violoncello by Sofia Koubli_
Photography by Petros Koublis_
Video by Fotis Tsakos_

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"Since then, the girl wanders perpetually, as awake and walking while asleep. From year to year becomes finest, and despite the efforts of the curious, who flock from all over the world to see her, nobody ever was able to wake her up

Andreas Embirikos, Writings or Personal Mythology - 1960

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Petros Koublis [official]

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Photographer Ben Ali Ong: “By shooting 35mm black and white film and layering negatives together during the scanning stage, as well as the use of surface scratching and inscriptions to the negative, I try evoke a dream like detachment of an earlier age”_

Ben Ali Ong is quickly making a name for himself on the Australian art scene. Born in Singapore in 1982, the Sydney-based artist has  exhibited widely with recent solo shows at Tim Olsen Gallery, the Queensland Centre for Photography and the Powerhouse Museum in Brisbane_

"Throughout my work I have been primarily interested in the suggestive possibilities between images, and the narrative I can create by juxtaposing the interior and exterior world beside each other. Portraits next to landscape, for example, and the tension between these two environments"_

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http://www.timolsengallery.com/pages/artists_details.php?artist_id=312

http://goneatdusk.com/project/ben-ali-ong/

László Moholy-Nagy - Ein Lichtspiel schwarz weiss grau [Light Display: Black-White-Grey}, 1930

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy is arguably one of the greatest influences on post-war art education in the United States. A modernist and a restless experimentalist from the outset, the Hungarian-born artist was shaped by Dada, Suprematism, Constructivism, and debates about photography. When Walter Gropius invited him to Bauhaus, in Dessau, he took over the school’s crucial preliminary course, and gave it a more practical, experimental and technological bent. He later delved into various fields, from commercial design to theatre set design; he made films and worked as a magazine art director.

His interest in qualities of space, time, and light endured throughout his career and transcended the very different media he employed. Whether he was painting, or creating ” photograms” (photographs made without the use of a camera or negative), or crafting sculptures made of transparent plexiglass, he was ultimately interested in studying how all these basic elements interact.