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Prefix Photo is an engaging magazine that seeks to represent the breadth of practices and concepts –old, new, or as yet unimagined–that surround the transformation of light into image. Each issue presents the work of emerging and established Canadian and international artists and analyses the ideas, issues and contexts that inform the reception of their work.

Characterized by innovative design and outstanding production values, Prefix Photo consists primarily of essays and portfolios, providing breathtaking visuals and complementary texts. These features are accompanied by newsbriefs, which provide information about opportunities for professional artists, profiles of diverse arts organizations, and reviews of new and notable books, catalogues and monographs.

Released in 2000 to immediate acclaim, the magazine has become one of the world’s foremost publications of its kind. Named Best New Magazine at the National Magazine Awards in 2002, Prefix Photo has, to date, received more than 150 awards for the superior quality of its photography, design and printing. Published twice annually, in May and November, by Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art in Toronto, the magazine is distributed nationally by Magazines Canada and internationally by Ingram’s Distribution and Central Books. It is available by subscription and at bookstores and newsstands worldwide.

 
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Memory Strains
Fall/Winter 2017

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November 2017, English with French summaries, 116 pages, 112 colour illustrations, 9 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Memory Strains
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Sandra Brewster: Practising Refusal
    by Julie Crooks
  • Documenta Doubled
    by Peggy Gale
  • Traces and Erasures: Documenting the Rosario Space of Memory
    by Dot Tuer and Alberto Gomez

Literary Feature

  • Failing to Levitate
    by Robert Lee

Portfolios

  • Études (for Marconi)
    by Robert Bean
  • Lesions in the Landscape
    by Shona Illingworth
  • It’s All a Blur
    by Sandra Brewster
  • Visit
    by Marian Penner Bancroft
  • Biinjiya’iing Onji (From Inside)
    by Rebecca Belmore
  • The Parthenon of Books
    by Marta Minujín
  • Debris Field
    by Lois Weinberger
  • The Disasters of War
    by Daniel García Andújar
  • Tripoli Cancelled
    by Naeem Mohaiemen
  • Intersection
    by Michel Huneault
  • Road Shots
    by Public Studio

Book Reviews

  • Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency
    By Hal Foster
    Reviewed by Alex Borkowski
  • Beyond Her Usual Limits: The Film and Video Works of Deirdre Logue, 1997 to 2017
    Edited by Matthew Hyland
    Reviewed by Emily Cluett
  • Contemporary Art and Digital Culture
    By Melissa Gronlund
    Reviewed by Lindsay LeBlanc
  • Sightlines and Album XIV
    Edited by Luis Jacob
    Reviewed by Mary Lou Lobsinger

Additional Features

  • Profiles
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Nation States
Spring/Summer 2017

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May 2017, English with French summaries, 112 pages, 76 colour illustrations, 20 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Nation States
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Intersections: Painting and Photography: A Response to an Exhibition by Ian Wallace
    by Victor Burgin
  • The River Narrates Itself: Photographs by Thaddeus Holownia
    by Ray Cronin

Photo Essay

  • Spatial Collapse
    by Tom Sherman

Literary Feature

  • Lost Found in the Woods
    by Kegan McFadden

Portfolios

  • Selected works
    by Johan Grimonprez
  • Slide Library
    by Susan Dobson
  • Selected works
    by Ian Wallace
  • Patriotic Landscapes
    by Luis Molina-Pantin
  • République
    by Isabelle Hayeur
  • Selected works
    by Thaddeus Holownia
  • Edited Monuments
    by Andrés Durán
    Annotation

    • Wanting Now
      by John Berger

Book Reviews

  • Emanuel Licha: Et maintenant
    regardez cette machine

    By Lesley Johnstone, Emanuel Licha, Volker Pantenburg, Susan Schuppli
    Reviewed by Jesse Cumming
  • The Edge of the Earth: Climate Change in Photography and Video
    Edited by Bénédicte Ramade
    Reviewed by Carmen Victor
  • Here/There: Telepresence, Touch and Art at the Interface
    By Kris Paulsen
    Reviewed by Alex Borkowski
  • Andrew James Paterson: Collection/Correction
    Edited by Jacob Korcyznski
    Reviewed by Rebecca Travis

Additional Features

  • Profiles
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Scanning the Archives
Fall/Winter 2016

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November 2016, English with French summaries, 108 pages, 82 colour illustrations, 14 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Scanning the Archives
    by Jayne Wilkinson

Essays

  • Scandalous Images, Divine Light: Photography and the Aesthetics
    of Scanography

    by Matthew Ryan Smith
  • Real-to-Real: Notes on the Work
    of Krista Belle Stewart

    by Noa Bronstein

Interview

  • Bambitchell in Conversation with Morehshin Allahyari

Literary Feature

  • Three Windows upon the Scanning
    of Scanning

    by Fan Wu

Portfolios

  • San-Zhi in Three
    Inadequate Memory
    Systems

    by Kevin Day
  • It’s Not My Body
    by Josephine Pryde
  • Paris Street View
    by Michael Wolf
  • Reduced Performing
    by Suzy Lake
  • Flat Death
    by Sara Cwynar
  • Selected works
    by Krista Belle Stewart
  • Facing
    by Renée Green
  • Stranger Visions
    by Heather
    Dewey-Hagborg
  • Material Speculations: ISIS
    by Morehshin Allahyari
  • Darkness Is the Light that
    Has Not Yet Reached Us

    by Isabel M. Martinez

Book Reviews

  • Jon Rafman: Nine Eyes
    Edited by Kate Steinmann
    Reviewed by Alex Borkowski
  • Artificial Darkness: An Obscure
    History of Modern Art and Media

    by Noam M. Elcott
    Reviewed by Carmen Victor
  • Mounting Frustration: The Art
    Museum in the Age of Black Power

    by Susan E. Cahan
    Reviewed by Ellyn Walker
  • Is Toronto Burning?: Three Years in
    the Making (and Unmaking) of the Toronto Art Scene

    by Philip Monk
    Reviewed by Luis Jacob

Additional Features

  • Profiles
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Performing Labour
Spring/Summer 2016

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May 2016, English with French summaries, 108 pages, 67 colour illustrations 17 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Performing Labour
    by Jayne Wilkinson

Essays

  • Jack of All Trades: The Representation of Labour in the Work of Rodney Graham
    by Scott McLeod
  • Living, Working, Performing: The Art and Activism of Condé and Beverage
    by Erin Silver and Sarah E.K. Smith
  • The Camera in the Cypher: Martha Cooper’s Early Photographs
    by Vanessa Fleet

Literary Feature

  • Item No. A 11-147: Section Group, Section 2, Platoon 1, 1915
    by Michael Crummey

Portfolios

  • Order and Process: Burden
    by Rouzbeh Akhbari and
    Felix Kalmenson
  • 50 Blue
    by Oded Hirsch
  • Selected works
    by Rodney Graham
  • NoNoseKnows
    by Mika Rottenberg
  • Selected works
    by Carole Condé and
    Karl Beveridge
  • Ships
    by Danny Custodio
  • Selected works
    by Martha Cooper
  • Los Encargados
    by Santiago Sierra and
    Jorge Galindo

Book Reviews

  • Mobile Autonomy: Exercises in
    Artists’ Self-Organization

    Edited by Nico Dockx and
    Pascal Gielen
    Reviewed by Michael DiRisio
  • Walker Evans: Labor Anonymous
    Edited by Thomas Zander, with texts by David Campany, Jerry Thompson and Heinz Liesbrock
    Reviewed by Amanda Rataj
  • Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen
    Table Series

    With texts by Sarah Lewis and
    Adrienne Edwards
    Reviewed by Andrea Fatona
  • John Porter’s CineScenes: Documentary Portaits of Alternative Film Scenes, Toronto and Beyond,
    1978 -2015
    The Cinema of Stasis

    Edited by Clint Enns
    Reviewed by Rosemary Donegan

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Occupying Forces
Fall/Winter 2015

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November 2015, English with French summaries, 112 pages, 116 colour illustrations 15 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Occupying Forces
    by Jayne Wilkinson

Essays

  • Chromophobia: Race, Colour and Visual Pleasure in Richard Mosse’s The Enclave
    by Gabrielle Moser
  • Signs of Success? Class Mobility and Consumer Capitalism in Contemporary Indigenous Photography
    by Richard William Hill
  • A World without Us: Charles Stankievech’s The Soniferous Æther of the Land Beyond the Land Beyond
    by Carmen Victor

Literary Feature

  • Two Televisions Touching
    by Aisha Sasha John

Portfolios

  • Ace High (Tropospheric Backscatter)
    by Matthew Flintham
  • Atomic Suite
    by Mary Kavanagh
  • Selected works
    by Richard Mosse
  • Sites and Place Names
    by Christos Dikeakos
  • Urban Indian
    by Terrance Houle
  • The Mustang Suite
    by Dana Claxton
  • Cyborg Hybrids
    by KC Adams
  • Undead Sun
    by Jane and Louise Wilson
  • The Soniferous Æther of the Land Beyond the Land Beyond
    by Charles Stankievech
  • Station
    by Michael D. McCormack

Book Reviews

  • Visual Occupations: Violence and Visibility in a Conflict Zone
    by Gil Z. Hochberg
    Reviewed by Jeff O’Brien
  • The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy
    by Walter Benn Michaels
    Reviewed by Eric Cazdyn
  • Sarah Charlesworth: Doubleworld
    With texts by Johanna Burton, Hal Foster, Barbara Kruger, Kate Linker
    and others
    Reviewed by Nives Hajdin
  • Motion(less) Pictures:
    The Cinema of Stasis

    by Justin Remes
    Reviewed by Jesse Cumming

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Natural Resources Spring/Summer 2015

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May 2015, English with French summaries, 124 pages, 92 colour illustrations 6 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Natural Resources
    by Jayne Wilkinson

Essays

  • Indigenous Land as Common Ground: Understanding Decolonization through Unsettled Landscapes
    by Ellyn Walker
  • Beaux Gestes: The Work of Yto Barrada
    by Scott McLeod and Hamza Walker
  • Liquid Economies: Visualizing Water at La Biennale de Montréal 2014
    by Jayne Wilkinson

Literary Feature

  • Cold War Repose
    by Shawn Micallef

Portfolios

  • The Fields
    by Mishka Henner
  • Standardizing Nature: Trees, Wood, Lumbers (Part 2)
    by Susana Reisman
  • No Man’s Land
    by Gianfranco Foschino
  • Rez Gas
    by Raymond Boisjoly
  • A Sign in the Northwest
    Passage

    by Kevin Schmidt
  • Fordlândia
    by Scott Chandler
  • Selected works
    by Yto Barrada
  • Interface
    by Taysir Batniji
  • Liquidity Inc.
    by Hito Steyerl
  • Deep Weather
    by Ursula Biemann
  • Rules of Play
    by Susan Norrie
  • Taxonomy of a Landscape
    by Victoria Sambunaris

Book Reviews

  • The Miracle of Analogy, or The History of Photography, Part 1
    by Kaja Silverman
    Reviewed by Robin Simpson
  • Beautiful Destruction
    by Louis Helbig
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67
    Edited by Monika Kin Gagnon and Janine Marchessault
    Reviewed by Amy Fung
  • Steve Sabella: Photography 1997–2014
    With texts by Hubertus von Amelunxen and Kamal Boullata
    Reviewed by Kate Steinmann

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Object Lessons Autumn/Winter 2014

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November 2014, English with French summaries, 116 pages, 70 colour illustrations, 24 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Object Lessons
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Michael Snow’s Visual Trickery
    by Leah Modigliani
  • Concrete Remains: The Post–1989 Wall
    by Blake Fitzpatrick and
    Vid Ingelevics
  • On Transformation in the Work of Sylvia Safdie
    by Celina Jeffery

Literary Feature

  • Speculating
    by Laurie Davis

Portfolios

  • … A Faraway Souvenier
    by Joana Hadjithomas
    and Khalil Joreige
  • Selected works
    by Michel de Broin
  • Selected works
    by Michael Snow
  • Erratics
    by Gaye Jackson
  • The Nachtweh Fonds
    by Blake Fitzpatrick and
    Vid Ingelevics
  • Film Canisters
    by Bani Abidi
  • Selected works
    by Sylvia Safdie
  • Objects of Khiam
    by Joana Hadjithomas
    and Khalil Joreige
Book Reviews

  • Inside Kingston Peniteniary
    1835-2013
    by Geoffrey James
    Reviewed by Scott McLeod
  • Dioramas
    by Hiroshi Sugimoto
    Reviewed by Shaun Pett
  • Raqs Media Collective: Casebook
    Edited by Phillip Monk
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Unsettled Landscapes
    With contributions by Richard William Hill, Candice Hopkins, Lucy R. Lippard, Lucia Sanromán, Kitty Scott and others
    Reviewed by Ellyn Walker

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Improbable Architecture Spring/Summer 2014

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May 2014, English with French summaries, 116 pages, 89 colour illustrations, 1 b+w illustration, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Improbable Architecture
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • False Fronts: New Photographs by Steve Payne
    by Bruce Johnson
  • The 2013 Carnegie International: Highlights from the 56th Iteration
    by Kenneth Hayes, Srimoyee Mitra and Lee Rodney
  • The Only Constant is Change: Myriam Yates and the Hippodrome
    de Montréal

    by Scott McLeod

Literary Feature

  • All that Remains
    by cheyenne turions

Portfolios

  • Deadstar
    by Janice Kerbel
  • Sheds
    by Filip Dujardin
  • False Fronts
    by Steve Payne
  • Selected works
    by Linda-Marlena Bucholtz
    Ross
  • Disarm
    by Pedro Reyes
  • The Green Cinematograph
    by Rodney Graham
  • The Scene of Crime
    by Amar Kanwar
  • Underworlds
    by Isabelle Hayeur
  • Racetrack Superstar Ghost
    by Myriam Yates
  • Arctic Wonderland
    by Sarah Anne Johnson

Book Reviews

  • Vera Frenkel
    Edited by Sigrid Schade
    Reviewed by Peggy Gale
  • Piercing Time: Paris after Marville and
    Atget 1865-2012

    by Peter Sramek, with text by Min Kyung Lee and Shalini Le Gall
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • The City
    by Lori Nix
    Reviewed by Shaun Pett
  • The Official Picture: The National Film Board of Canada’s Still Photography Division and the Image of Canada 1941–1971
    by Carol Payne
    Reviewed by Matthew Ryan Smith

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Monuments
Autumn/Winter 2013

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November 2013, English with French summaries, 124 pages, 195 colour illustrations, 0 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Monuments
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Rituals and Rupture: The Art of Adrian Paci
    by Mark Durden
  • Not in the Age of the Pharoahs
    by Bruce W. Ferguson
  • The Invisible Giant in the Room: Jeff Wall’s Pictures of Women
    by Leah Modigliani

Literary Feature

  • The Pleasure of Hell on Earth
    by Eldon Garnet

Portfolios

  • The Empty Plaza
    by Coco Fusco
  • Spomenik
    by Jan Kempenaers
  • Selected works
    by Adrian Paci
  • Selected works
    by Halil Altindere
  • Tower of Hope
    by Lara Baladi
  • Silence of the Lambs
    by Amal Kenawy
  • Thirty Days Running
    in Place

    by Ahmed Basiony
  • A Thousand Times No
    by Bahia Shehab
  • Artek
    by Michael Love
  • Selected works
    by Jeff Wall
  • Syria al-Assad
    by Oliver Hartung

Book Reviews

  • Imperial Pomp: Post-Soviet High-Rise
    by Frank Herfort, with texts by Dmitry Chmelnitzki, Irina Korobina and Matthias Schepp
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Erin Shirreff: Available Light
    by Jan Allen, Sandra Dyck, Jenifer Papararo
    Reviewed by Amanda Rataj
  • The Last Pictures
    by Trevor Paglen
    Reviewed by Dara Solomon
  • Shifting Gravity: The Global Importance of Art Biennials
    by Ute Meta Bauer and Hou Hanru
    Reviewed by Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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World Affairs
Spring/Summer 2013

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May 2013, English with French summaries, 116 pages, 68 colour illustrations, 11 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • World Affairs
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Boom Town Blues: Geoffrey James’s
    Sudbury Series

    by Kenneth Hayes
  • Continental Drift and Cartographic Shifts: The Work of Rivane Neuenschwander
    by Earl Miller
  • Toward the Darkness (and the Light): Reflections on an ESMA Photograph
    by Dot Tuer

Literary Feature

  • Woolloomooloo and Dormers Wells Grammar School
    by Sarindar Dhaliwal

Portfolios

  • El Peru
    by Flavia Gandolfo
  • Between Air and Dreams
    by Glenda León
  • Canadian Photographs
    by Geoffrey James
  • Coexistence
    by Donna Conlon
  • Selected works
    by Rivane Neuenschwander
  • The Constellations
    by Bouchra Khalili
  • The Cartographer’s Mistake
    by Sarindar Dhaliwal

Book Reviews

  • Photography Changes Everything
    Edited by Marvin Heiferman
    Reviewed by Vid Ingelevics
  • The Disappearance of Darkness: Photography at the End of the
    Analogue Era

    by Robert Burley
    Reviewed by Amanda Rataj
  • Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Painting and Photography
    With texts by Diana Augaitis, Jeff Derksen, Jessica Morgan, Kathleen Ritter and others
    Reviewed by Robert Linsley
  • Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years
    Edited by Sherry Farrell Racette
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Displacement
Autumn/Winter 2012

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November 2012, English with French summaries, 124 pages, 89 colour illustrations, 21 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Editorial

  • Displacement
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Making Strange: A Decade of
    Yael Bartana

    by Chen Tamir
  • The Making of the Modern World: Screening History at Documenta 13
    by Elizabeth Matheson
  • Photography as a Basis for Potential History: The Case of Palestine
    by Ariella Azoulay

Literary Feature

  • War Dogs
    by Aleksandar Hemon

Portfolios

  • In the Land of the
    White Shaman

    by Joseph Tisiga
  • My Father’s Lists
    by Benjamin Rondel
  • …And Europe Will Be
    Stunned

    by Yael Bartana
  • The Name that Can Be
    Named Is Not the Eternal
    Name. The Unnamable Is
    the Eternally Real.

    by Louise Noguchi
  • Muster (Rushes)
    by Clemens von
    Wedemeyer
  • The Repair from Occident
    to Extra-Occidental
    Cultures

    by Kater Attia
  • Ex Libris
    by Emily Jacir
  • Leaves of Grass
    by Geoffrey Farmer
  • Yellow Patch
    by Zarina Bhimji
  • Tres-Pass
    by Eshrat Erfanian

Book Reviews

  • In Ramallah, Running
    by Guy Mannes-Abbott, with texts by Najwan Darwish, Jean Fisher and Adania Shibli
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • David Askevold: Once Upon a Time
    in the East

    Edited by David Diviney
    Reviewed by Jan Allen
  • Yto Barrada: Riffs
    Texts by Negar Azimi, Okwui Enwezor, Freidhelm Hutte, Marie Muracciole and Daniel Soutif
    Reviewed by Vicky Moufawad-Paul
  • Contemporary Art in North America
    by Michael Wilson, with texts by
    Critical Art Ensemble, Pamela M. Lee, Ken Lum, Martha Rosler, Jerry Saltz and Jan Tumlir
    Reviewed by Leah Modigliani

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Land and Sea
Spring/Summer 2012

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May 2012, English with French summaries, 120 pages, 78 colour illustrations, 26 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Essays

  • Pascal Grandmaison’s Half of
    the Darkness
    by Anja Bock
  • Sudbury’s Image/Sudbury vu par…
    by Kenneth Hayes
  • More than Meets the Eye: Recent Photographs by Scott Conarroe
    by Robert Bean

Literary Feature

  • With Alec in Mind
    by J.J. Kegan McFadden

Portfolios

  • By Design
    by Susan Dobson
  • Half of the Darkness
    by Pascal Grandmaison
  • North American International Auto Show, 2010
    by Andreas Fogarasi
  • Selected works
    by Louie Palu
  • Mines
    by Edward Burtynsky
  • Geography Lesson:
    Canadian Notes

    by Allan Sekula
  • Twelve Miles to the Horizon
    by Catherine Opie
  • By Sea
    by Scott Conarroe
  • Sunken Villages
    by Louis Helbig

Book Reviews

  • The Cultural Work of Photography
    in Canada

    Edited by Carol Payne and Andrea Kunard
    Reviewed by Dot Tuer
  • The Raw and the Cooked
    by Peter Bialobrezeski, with text by Peter Lindhorst
    Reviewed by Amanda Rataj
  • Edge of Arabia: Contemporary Art from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Edited by Stephen Stapleton and Edward Booth-Clibborn
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Commerce by Artists
    Edited by Luis Jacob
    Reviewed by Jill Glessing

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Big Skies
Autumn/Winter 2011

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November 2011, English with French summaries, 120 pages, 144 colour illustrations, 4 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Editorial

  • Big Skies
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Bruce Nauman’s Hot and Cold Skies
    by Sarah Robayo Sheridan
  • Exhibit P: Photography and Media Art from the Prairies
    by Scott McLeod
  • Familiar Territory: Knowing the Place I Never Lived In
    by Claire Christie

Literary Feature

  • An Image, Misremembered
    by Kathleen Ritter

Portfolios

  • Negative Space
    by Mungo Thomson
  • The Other Night Sky
    by Trevor Paglen
  • Clear Sky and LA Air
    by Bruce Nauman
  • Cast
    by Aidan McNeil
  • Historical Landscapes
    by Scott Benesiinaabandan
    and Kerri-Lynn Reeves
  • Sum of the Parts: What
    Can Be Named

    by Deanna Bowen
  • Erratic Space
    by Don Gill
  • Flat Earth Series
    by Time and Desire
  • Selected works
    by Time and Desire
  • Selected works
    by Danny Singer
  • 1876
    by Evin Collis
  • Rachki
    by Kandis Friesen
  • Selected works
    by Meghan Krauss
  • Island
    by John Haney
  • Paahtomahsikimii: The Place Where Lakes Go into the Mountain
    by Peter Lynch
  • Out of Body
    by Willie Doherty

Book Reviews

  • Invisible: Covert Operations and Classified Landscapes
    by Trevor Paglen, with text by Rebecca Solnit
    Reviewed by Robyn McCallum
  • Art and Activism in the Age of Globalization
    Edited by Lieven de Cauter, Ruben de Roo and Karel Vanhaesebrouck
    Reviewed by Jill Glessing
  • Fastwürms: Donky@Ninja@Witch: A Living Retrospective
    by Philip Monk, with texts by Emelie Chhangur, Jon Davies, Andrew Harwood and Sally McKay
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Queen: Sunil Gupta
    With text by Keith Wallace
    Reviewed by Carol-Ann Ryan

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Shadow Plays
Spring/Summer 2011

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May 2011, English with French summaries, 108 pages, 72 colour illustrations, 30 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Editorial

  • Shadow Plays
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Contemplating the Void: Marie-Jeanne Musiol’s Black Holes
    by Celina Jeffery
  • Looking for Fidel
    by Dot Tuer
  • Insurgent Acts: The Art of Kara Walker
    by Sheila Petty

Literary Feature

  • Portrait of a Masked Man
    by John Berger

Portfolios

  • Plugged Series
    by Regina Silveira
  • Selected works
    by Manon De Pauw
  • Black Holes
    by Marie-Jeanne Musiol
  • Climats
    by Jocelyne Alloucherie
  • Selected works
    by Kara Walker
  • Selected works
    by Diane Landry

Book Reviews

  • Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography
    by Martin Barnes
    Reviewed by Amanda Rataj
  • Maria Miesenberger: Sverige/Schweden
    Edited by Greger Ulf Nilson and Björn Kusoffsky, with texts by Elfriede Jelinek and Jan-Erik Lundström
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Pixels and Places: Video Art in Public Space
    by Catrien Schreuder
    Reviewed by Elena Potter
  • Byproduct: On the Excess of Embedded Art Practices
    Edited by Marisa Jahn
    Reviewed by Leah Modigliani

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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The Biennial Phenomenon
Autumn/Winter 2010

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November 2010, English with French summaries, 108 pages, 98 colour illustrations, 2 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Editorial

  • The Biennial Phenomenon
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Biennial Fever
    by Barbara Fischer
  • Site Seeing: An Art Tourist Visits the Santa Fe Biennial
    by Laurie Davis
  • Who Let the Dogs Out?: Stan Denniston’s Los soñadores
    by Jennifer Rudder

Literary Feature

  • The New El Dorado
    by Common Culture

Portfolios

  • Ferry
    by Chris MacKenzie
  • All the World
    by Clare Samuel
  • Selected works
    by Jesús Jiménez
  • 4th Light
    by Paul Chan
  • You Make Me Iliad
    by Mary Reid Kelley
  • After Ghost-catching
    by Bill T Jones and
    OpenEnded Group
  • Harmonium Mountain
    by Clifford Ross
  • Dogs and Boats and
    Airplanes

    by Bill Burns
  • Los soñadores
    by Stan Denniston
  • Portholes
    by April Hickox

Book Reviews

  • Angela Grauerholz: The Inexhaustible Image… épusier l’image
    by Martha Hanna, with Marnie Fleming and Olivier Asselin
    Reviewed by Vid Ingelvics
  • Documentary Protocols/Protocoles Documentaires (1967–1975)
    Edited by Vincent Bonin with the collaboration of Michèle Thériault
    Reviewed by Ian Carr-Harris
  • Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance
    Edited by Jennifer Blessing and Nat Trotman
    Reviewed by Peggy Gale
  • Sorting Daemons: Art, Surveillance Regimes and Social Control
    by Jan Allen, Kristy Robertson and Sarah E.K. Smith
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Border Cultures
Spring/Summer 2010

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Editorial

  • Border Cultures
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Hans Ulrich Obrist in Conversation with Zineb Sedira
  • The 11th International Istanbul Biennial: What Keeps Mankind Alive?
    by Josée Drouin-Brisebois, Jamelie Hassan and Kathleen Ritter
  • Border Rituals
    by Lee Rodney

Literary Feature

  • A Line of Poetry
    by Rabih Mroué

Portfolios

  • Ruins of Detroit
    by Eric Smith
  • Settlement
    by Gaston Zvi Ickowicz
  • Selected works
    by Zineb Sedira
  • Execution Squares
    by Hrair Sarkissian
  • Ideal Media
    by Lado Darakhvelidze
  • The Sea Is a Stereo
    by Mounira al Solh
  • Returns
    by Decolonizing Architecture
  • The Long Wait
    by Michael Love
  • Working the Line
    by David Taylor
  • Baker Lake House
    by Patrick Mahon

Book Reviews

  • Jayce Salloum: History of the Present (Selected Works 1985–2009)
    Edited by Jen Budney
    Reviewed by Jim Drobnick
  • Situation
    Edited by Claire Doherty
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Art and Cold Cash
    Edited by the Art and Cold Cash Collective
    Reviewed by Nancy Campbell
  • Scott McFarland
    By Grant Arnold, Martin Barnes, Vincent Honoré, Eva Respini and Shepherd Steiner
    Reviewed by Robert Bean

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Archival Legacies Autumn/Winter 2009

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Editorial

  • Archival Legacies
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Posthumous Collaboration
    by Monika Kin Gagnon
  • Zoe Leonard’s Object-Based Photography
    by Jordan Troeller
  • Jamal Cyrus on the Cut: Pride Records 1967–1975
    by Jacob Korczynski

Literary Feature

  • Simple Time
    by Sudhatri Murthy

Portfolios

  • Ex Libris
    by Barbara Balfour
  • The Library
    by Kyla Mallett
  • Selected works
    by Gabor Szilasi
  • You See I Am Here After
    All and Analogue

    by Zoe Leonard
  • Selected works
    by Stephen G. Rhodes
  • Pride Records
    by Jamal Cyrus
  • Enthusiasts Archive
    by Neil Cummings and
    Marysia Lewandowska
  • Keep Faith Lonely Trapper!
    by Rose Bouthillier

Book Reviews

  • Hanne Darboven: Cultural History
    1880-1983

    by Dan Adler
    Reviewed by Ian Carr-Harris
  • Gabor Szilasi: The Eloquence of the Everyday
    by David Harris
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Art of Projection
    Edited by Stan Douglas and
    Christopher Eamon
    Reviewed by Sarah Robayo Sheridan
  • Bill Vazan: Walking into the Vanishing Point – Conceptual Art
    Edited by Marie-Josée Jean
    and Bill Vazan
    Reviewed by Kenneth Hayes

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Image Banks
Spring/Summer
2009

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Editorial

  • Image Banks
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Assembling the Givens
    by Peggy Gale
  • Between Image and Remembrance: The Psychic Residences of Body Missing
    by Dot Tuer
  • Marlene Creates: Interrogative Movement
    by Jan Allen

Literary Feature

  • Maid Sleeping, 18 Stafford Terrace
    by Sarah Robayo Sheridan

Portfolios

  • 65-Point Plan for
    Sustainable Living

    by Jeremy Drummond
  • Signs
    by Peter Granser
  • Every Building, or Site, that
    a Building Permit Has Been Issued for a New Building in Toronto in 2006

    by Christian Giroux and
    Daniel Young
  • www.atworkandplay.ca
    by Angela Grauerholz
  • Body Missing
    by Vera Frenkel
  • Location/Dislocation(s)
    by Jayce Salloum
  • Questions about the Place,
    Nova Scotia 1998

    by Marlene Creates
  • Library of Dust
    by David Maisel

Book Reviews

  • The Big Archive: Art from Bureaucracy
    Reviewed by Craig Leonard
  • Peter Granser: Signs
    by Barry Vancer and Anne Wilkes Tucker
    Reviewed by Lee Rodney
  • Function/Fiction: Utilitarian Images Reconfigured
    Edited by Vincent Bonin and France Choinière
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Carole Conde and Karl Beveridge: Class Works
    Edited by Bruce Barber
    Reviewed by Robin Metcalfe

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Technology and the Body
Autumn/Winter
2008

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Editorial

  • Technology and the Body
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • The New Chronic: Culture, Politics, Medicine
    by Eric Cazdyn
  • The Extraordinary and the Everyday: Perspectives on the 55th Carnegie International
    by Amanda Delorey and Marnie Fleming
  • BioKino: The Living Screen
    by Shannon Bell

Literary Feature

  • Gathering Waterlilies
    by Sophie Hackett

Portfolios

  • Insufflare
    by Rosario López
  • Parking on Personal
    Webcams

    by Cheryl Sourkes
  • Selected works
    by Jennifer Willet
  • Just a Bit More
    by Ranjani Shettar
  • Cavemanman
    by Thomas Hirschhorn
  • Kandors
    by Mike Kelley
  • 0 Gravity
    by Mathias Kessler
  • Viral Fields/Seasonal
    by Penelope Umbrico
  • Selected works
    by BioKino
  • The Impossible Speech Act
    by Erika DeFreitas
  • The Robotic Chair
    by Max Dean, Raffaello D’Andrea and Matt Donovan

Book Reviews

  • Signs of Life: Bio Art and Beyond
    Edited by Eduardo Kac
    Reviewed by Sarah Robayo Sheridan
  • Photography and Philosophy:
    Essays on the Pencil of Nature

    Edited by Scott Walden
    Reviewed by Anne Borden
  • Chris Marker: Staring Back
    By Bill Horrigan and Molly Nesbit
    Reviewed by Chris Gehman
  • Six Émmissaires: Québec Reinventée par la Photographie Actuelle
    By Ève Cadieux, Gilles Pellerin,
    Marc Grignon and Lisanne Nadeau
    Reviewed by John K. Grande

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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The Last Photograph
Spring/Summer
2008

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Editorial

  • The Last Photograph
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • A Beautiful Death: On Rosângela Rennó’s Ultima Foto
    by Cuauhtémoc Medina
  • Uncanny Figures and Mean Body
    by Kim Sawchuk
  • Laws of Glass: The Ten Commandments/Prohibited Weapons
    by Louis Kaplan

Literary Feature

  • Three Irishmen Kneeling on Rocks Ultima Foto
    by Kenneth J. Harvey

Portfolios

  • Frozen Series 1024×768
    by Johannes Franzen
  • The Disappearance of
    Darkness

    by Robert Burley
  • The Last Photograph
    by Rosângela Rennó
  • Mean Body
    by Nichola Feldman-Kiss
  • Rest
    by Nichola Feldman-Kiss
  • The Ten Commandments/Prohibited Weapons
    by Simon Glass
  • Selected works
    by David Rokeby
  • Datamatics
    by Ryoji Ikeda

Book Reviews

  • At a Distance: Precursors to Art
    and Activism

    Edited by Annmarie Chandler and
    Norie Neumark
    Reviewed by Anne Borden
  • The Aesthetics of Disengagement: Contemporary Art and Depression
    By Christine Ross
    Reviewed by Amish Morrell
  • Edward Burtynsky: Quarries
    Essays by Michael Mitchell
    Reviewed by Catherine Osborne
  • Fluid Screens, Expanded Cinema
    Edited by Janine Marchessault and Susan Lord
    Reviewed by Chris Gehman

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Walking and Consciousness
Autumn/Winter
2007

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Editorial

  • Walking and Consciousness
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Critical Peripateticism
    by Imre Szeman
  • Documenta 12: What Is To Be Done?
    by Warren Crichlow
  • Stray Dogs and Urban Ghosts: Walking with Francis Alÿs
    by Deborah Root

Literary Feature

  • Syrian Desert
    by Lorraine Field

Portfolios

  • Falling Water
    by Andrew Wright
  • Selected works
    by Virginia Mak
  • Wall
    by Hugh Martin
  • Mohnfeld/Poppy Field
    by Sanja Iveković
  • 9 Scripts from a Nation
    at War

    by Andrea Geyer, Sharon
    Hayes, Ashley Hunt, Katya Sander and David Thorne
  • Selected works
    by Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle
  • The Lightning Testimonies
    by Amar Kanwar
  • Fairy Tale
    by Ai Weiwei
  • Album III
    by Luis Jacob
  • Selected works
    by Francis Alÿs
  • Ice Prints
    by Helen Verbanz
  • The Centre for S.A.L.T. Expression
    by M. Simon Levin and
    Laurie Long

Book Reviews

  • Janet Cardiff: The Walk Book
    by Mirjam Schaub
    Reviewed by David McCallum
  • The Future of the Image
    by Jacques Rancière
    Reviewed by Scott McLeod
  • Album III
    by Luis Jacob
    Reviewed by Jeanne Randolph
  • Flava
    Edited by Elizabeth Harney
    Reviewed by Sally Frater

Additional Features

  • Profile
    Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

Covers
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Spectral Light
Spring/Summer
2007

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Editorial

  • Spectral Light
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Deuil: New Work by Spring Hurlbut
    by Maia-Mari Sutnik
  • Architectural Fragments, Sculptural Illusions, in Out of Space: Photography and the Sculptural Imagination – A Dazibao Intervention
    by Susan Edelstein
  • Manufacturing Humanism: Steichen/Burtynsky
    by Janine Marchessault

Literary Feature

  • Antigone Unclaimed
    by Fadi Abou-Rihan

Portfolios

  • The Burning Bush
    by Marie-Jeanne Musiol
  • Explosion
    by Sarah Pickering
  • Deuil
    by Spring Hurlbut
  • Analogue (Three Cameras through a Model of Haus Wittgenstein)
    by Nestor Krüger
  • As Seen in the Irish News
    by John Duncan
  • Selected works
    by Amon Yariv
  • Screen Test
    by Daniel von Sturmer
  • 59 Positions
    by Erwin Wurm
  • Fazendo Estrelas
    by Albano Afonso
  • Iberia Quarries
    by Edward Burtynsky
  • Air Series
    by Tania Kitchell
  • Photos of Others
    by Julio Grinblatt

Book Reviews

  • Dr. Strangelove
    by Kristan Horton
    Reviewed by Jon Davies
  • Occasional Work and Seven Walks from the Office for Soft Architecture
    by Lisa Robertson
    Reviewed by Sarah Robayo Sheridan
  • Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin: Chicago
    With an essay Eyal Weizman
    Reviewed by Steve Reinke
  • Geoffrey James: Toronto
    With an introduction by Mark Kingwell
    Reviewed by Adrian Blackwell

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Time Passages
Autumn/Winter
2006

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Editorial

  • Time Passages
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Wild Things: The Photographic Worlds of Jim Breukelman
    by Karen Love
  • Embracing Dissent: Perspectives on the 27th São Paulo Bienal
    by José Roca, Elizabeth Matheson and Keith Wallace
  • Too Close to Home: Rethinking Representation in Martha Rosler’s Photomontages of War
    by Heather Diack
Literary Feature:

  • My Brother’s Face
    by Richard Powers

Portfolios

  • Muskwa-Kechika
    by Sally McKay
  • Trepadeira
    by Lia Chaia
  • Mesocosm
    by Jim Breukelman
  • Selected works
    by Adam Swica
  • War Games (What I Saw)
    by Lida Abdul
  • Panoramas
    by Miki Kratsman
  • Between Us
    by Marilá Dardot
  • Guide to the Wastelands
    of São Paulo

    by Lara Almarcegui
  • A Declaration
    by Yael Bartana
  • The Newspaper Series
    by Barbara Astman
  • Bringing the War
    Home: House Beautiful

    by Martha Rosler
  • Selected works
    by Roy Arden
  • Insignia
    by Amy Pelletier

Book Reviews

  • Give Me Your Image
    by Bertien van Manen
    Reviewed by Karen Henry
  • Control and Freedom
    by David Harris
    Reviewed by Sarah Munro
  • Jessica Backhaus: Jesus and the Cherries
    With essays by Onika Rydiger and Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen
    Reviewed by Catherine Osborne
  • Lorna Simpson
    by Okwui Enwezor, with contributions from Helaine Posner, Hilton Als, Issac Julien, Thelma Golden and Shamim M. Momin
    Reviewed by Robyn Cumming

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Face Values
Spring/Summer
2006

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May 2006, English with French summaries, 104 pages, 57 colour illustrations, 33 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Editorial

  • Face Values
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • I Don’t Wanna Be in your Fuckin’ Movie: Negotiating the Cinematic Eye in the Recent Work of Andrew Forster
    by Anja Bock
  • I’ll Make Me a World: Wedge Brings B(l)ack Portraits to Unexpected Places
    by Pamela Edmonds
  • John Oswald’s Disturbing Illusions of Time and Body
    by Earl Miller

Literary Feature:

  • Coldspot
    by Robert Bean

Portfolios

  • Was
    by Michael Snow
  • Reversed
    by Marjaana Kella
  • Selected works
    by Andrew Forster
  • Looking Back
    by Michael Taglieri
  • Looking For
    by Liang Juhui
  • Selected works
    by Dawit Petros
  • Hairwork
    by Jennifer Long
  • Selected works
    by John Oswald
  • Dead Grads
    by Douglas Coupland
  • Dorian Gray
    by Yinka Shonibare

Book Reviews

  • Edward Burtynsky: China
    With essays by Marc Mayer, Ted Fishman and Mark Kingwell
    Reviewed by Anne Borden
  • Mining the Media Archive: Essays on Art, Technology and Cultural Resistance
    by Dot Tuer
    Reviewed by Kathleen Pirrie Adams
  • Loving Big Brother: Performance, Privacy and Surveillance Space
    by John E. McGrath
    Reviewed by Aubrey Reeves
  • Image and Inscription: An Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Photography
    Edited by Robert Bean
    Reviewed by Gerald McMaster

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Impossible Landscapes
Autumn/Winter
2005

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Editorial

  • Impossible Landscapes
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Self-destroying Postcard Worlds: The Synthetic Landscapes of Isabelle Hayeur
    by Jan Allen
  • Life in Venice: Physical Sensations at the 51st Venice Biennale
    by Michelle Jacques, Natalie De Vito, Roberto Pinto and Scott McLeod
  • The Incidental Landscape: Photographs from Eric Klemm’s B.C. Project and other Recent Works
    by Gary Michael Dault

Literary Feature

  • Departure Time Exposure
    by Laurie Davis

Portfolios

  • Record (In Memorium)
    by Mark Laliberte
  • Werner’s Nomenclature
    of Colours

    by Arnaud Maggs
  • Selected works
    by Isabelle Hayeur
  • Selected works
    by Geert Goiris
  • Your Black Horizon
    by Olafur Eliasson
  • Casino
    by Annette Messager
  • The Last Stand
    by Hans Schabus
  • On How the Earth Wishes
    to Resemble the Sky

    by Carlos Garaicoa
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza
    Limited Edition Art Pavilion

    by Adjaye/Associates
  • The Horizon Series
    by Olafur Eliasson
  • B.C. Project
    by Eric Klemm
  • Auto-mnemonic Six Nations
    by Greg Staats

Book Reviews

  • Rineke Dijkstra: Portraits
    With text by Hripsime Visser and
    Urs Stahel
    Reviewed by Aubrey Reeves
  • Here Is Where We Meet
    by John Berger
    Reviewed by Amish Morrell
  • Waiting for the End of the World
    by Richard Ross, with an interview
    by Sarah Vowell
    Reviewed by Catherine Osborne
  • Loretta Lux
    With an essay by Francine Prose
    Reviewed by Cynthia Foo

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Everywhere Signs
Spring/Summer
2005

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May 2005, English with French summaries, 88 pages, 41 colour illustrations, 22 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-413

Editorial

  • Everywhere Signs
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • La Habana del Este
    by Peter Hudson
  • Damage Done: Materializing the Photographic Image
    by Vid Ingelevics
  • Gateshead Revisited: Runa Islam’s Scale (1/16 Inch = 1 Foot)
    by Kenneth Hayes

Portfolios

  • Exposed
    by Nicole Raufeisen
    and Ryan Witt
  • Chalkboard
    by Kotama Bouabane
  • Dreams for Sale
    by D. Bradley Muir
  • Deconstructing Utopias
    by Manuel Piña
  • Selected works
    by James Casebere
  • As Yet Untitled
    by Max Dean
  • Vinegar Negatives
    by Jennifer Givogue
  • Cancellations
    by Thomas Barrow
  • Venise revisitée
    by Patrick Altman
  • Untitled video stills
    by Fiona McLaughlin
  • Home Improvements
    by Robert Frank
  • L’Ordre des choses
    by Yves Arcand
  • Scale (1/16 Inch = 1 Foot)
    by Runa Islam
  • Signs
    by Paul Griffin

Book Reviews

  • Peter MacCallum: Material World
    Edited by Rebecca Diederichs
    Reviewed by Laurie Davis
  • Marshall McLuhan: Cosmic Media
    by Janine Marchessault
    Reviewed by Michelle Kasprzak
  • Lying Quiet
    by Donigan Cumming, with an essay
    by Peggy Gale
    Reviewed by Edward Morose
  • Subtitles: On the Foreignness of Film
    Edited by Atom Egoyan and Ian Balfour
    Reviewed by Sarah Robayo Sheridan

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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The Sea, The Sea
Autumn/Winter
2004

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November 2004, English with French summaries, 88 pages, 79 colour illustrations, 30 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • The Sea, The Sea
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Exhibit A: Photography from Atlantic Canada
    by Scott McLeod
  • I See a Darkness: Ultrasonic Memories
    by Terence Dick
  • Between the Net and the Deep Blue Sea (Rethinking the Traffic in Photographs)
    by Allan Sekula

Portfolios:

  • Cuba
    by Stan Douglas
  • Terminal Mirage
    by David Maisel
  • The Floating House
    by Paulette Phillips
  • Selected works
    by Scott Conarroe
  • Biscuit Box
    by Ned Pratt
  • Illuminated Petragraphs
    by Lorraine Field
  • Common Prayer
    by John Haney
  • Anatomy of a Pipeline
    by Thaddeus Holownia
  • House Music
    by Steve Payne
  • Unsettled
    by Scott Walden
  • Water Flowing to the Sea Captured at the Speed
    of Light, Blast Hole Pond
    River, Newfoundland
    2002–03

    by Marlene Creates
  • The Nicholson Bottles
    by Gaye Jackson
  • Selected works
    by Allan Sekula
  • Icehouses
    by Catherine Opie

Book Reviews

  • Water Culture
    A SKeGROUP project in partnership with Ocean Futures Society
    Reviewed by Georgiana Uhlyarik
  • Out of the Red: The New Emerging Generation of Chinese Photographers
    by Eleanora Battiston, Shu Yang and Francesca Jordan
    Reviewed by Holly Lee
  • Lucinda Devlin: Water Rites
    Edited by Susanne Breidenbach, text by Michael Mackenzie
    Reviewed by Catherine Osborne
  • Meetings
    by Paul Shambroom
    Reviewed by Sarah Robayo Sheridan

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Magic Casements
Spring/Summer
2004

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May 2004, English with French summaries, 90 pages, 166 colour illustrations, 19 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Magic Casements
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Paint It Black: Curating the Temporal Image
    by Philip Monk
  • Expect Delays: An Artspeak Intervention
    by Kathleen Ritter, Lorna Brown, Marina Roy and Glenn Alteen
  • Image Bank: The Work of Thomas Demand
    by Xandra Eden

Portfolios

  • Selected works
    by Wang Qingsong
  • A Reverie Interrupted
    by the Police

    by Rodney Graham
  • Selected works
    by Rebecca Belmore
  • Zones of Exclusion,
    Pripyat and Chernobyl

    by Robert Polidori
  • Photo documentation
    of Expect Delays

    by Recorder
  • Girl
    by Cheryl Pagurek
  • Selected works
    by Carlos and
    Jason Sanchez
  • Selected works
    by Thomas Demand
    • Empty Stages
      by Hugo Glendinning and
      Tim Etchells
    • Selected works
      by Chris Curreri

Book Reviews

      • Robert Polidori: Zones of Exclusion, Pripyat and Chernobyl
        Text by Elizabeth Culbert
        Reviewed by Scott McLeod
      • Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics
        by David Levi Strauss, with an introduction by John Berger
        Reviewed by David Balzer
      • Pictures from Here
        by Sunil Gupta
        Reviewed by R. M. Vaughan
      • Partners
        by Ydessa Hendeles,
        with Carol Squiers and Ernst van Alphen
        Reviewed by Anja Bock

Additional Features

  • Newsbriefs
    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Still Lives
Autumn/Winter
2003

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November 2004, English with French summaries, 88 pages, 58 colour illustrations, 35 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Still Lives
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Here Kitty Kitty
    by Kim Fullerton
  • I Now Pronounce You…: Weddings, Photography and Sexual Regulation
    by John Marriott
  • What Suzy Lake Can Do that Britney Spears Can’t
    by Corinna Ghaznavi

Portfolios

  • Interrupted Landscape,
    Banff, Canada

    by Lorraine Field
  • Threshold
    by Lisa Klapstock
  • Relationships
    by Fran Bitett Beck
  • James Pierre and
    Pom Pom: Two
    Hearts Beat as One

    by James Prior
  • Brides and Bases
    by Rachel Harrison
  • Home
    by Sarah McGibbon
  • Selected works
    by Suzy Lake
  • Selected works
    by Nan Goldin
  • My Family
    by John Milisenda

Book Reviews

  • Nan Goldin
    by Paulette Gagnon with Eric Mezil
    Reviewed by Anja Bock
  • Regarding the Pain of Others
    by Susan Sontag
    Reviewed by Betty Julian
  • Sugimoto: Architecture
    by Francesco Bonami, Marco De Michelis and John Yau
    Reviewed by Andréa Picard
  • Susan Kealey: Ordinary Marvel
    Edited by Jennifer Rudder
    Reviewed by R. M. Vaughan

Additional Features

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    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Building Blocks
Spring/Summer
2003

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May 2003, English with French summaries, 88 pages, 49 colour illustrations, 25 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Building Blocks
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Specular Towers: Architecture and the Aerial View
    by Robin Metcalfe
  • Mapping the Disaster: Walid Raad’s Atlas Group Project and the Lebanese Civil Wars
    by Deborah Root
  • The Remains of the Real: Laura Carton’s Absent Porn
    by José Roca

Portfolios

  • Morning Cleaning, Mies
    van der Rohe Foundation,
    Barcelona

    by Jeff Wall
  • Selected works
    by Paul de Guzman
  • Selected works
    by Alain Paiement
  • Three Gorges Dam Project
    by Edward Burtynsky
  • Documents from the
    Atlas Group Archive

    by Walid Raad
  • Les monuments anonyms
    by Isabelle Hayeur
  • Underground/River (Tunnel Series)
    by Naoya Hatakeyama
  • Selected works
    by Beatrix Reinhard
  • Selected works
    by Lynne Cohen

Book Reviews

  • Reconstructing Space: Architecture in Recent German Photography
    by Michael Mack, Gerda Breuer, Neil Leach, Rolf Sachsse and Hubertus von Amelunxen
    Reviewed by Kenneth Hayes
  • Stan Douglas: Every Building on 100 West Hastings
    Edited by Reid Shier
    Reviewed by Laurie Davis
  • Post Ex Sub Dis: Urban Fragmentations and Constructions
    Edited by the Ghent Urban
    Studies Team
    Reviewed by Scott McLeod
  • Lost in the Archives
    Edited by Rebecca Comay
    Reviewed by Julie Arnold

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    Epilogue

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Cleaning Up
Autumn/Winter
2002

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  • Cleaning Up
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Design and Crime
    by Hal Foster
  • Seven from Documenta 11
    by Scott McLeod
  • Jeff Wall’s Post-mortem for a Gesture
    by Kenneth Hayes

Portfolios

  • Événements
    by Olivier Christinat
  • 7:1
    by Vid Ingelevics
  • Western Deep
    by Steve McQueen
  • I N I T I A L S
    by James Coleman
  • The Illuminated Manuscript
    by David Small
  • Suburbia
    by Kendall Geers
  • Die Bürger von Calais
    by Candida Höfer
  • Paradise Omeros
    by Isaac Julien
  • Selected works
    by Ken Lum
  • Selected works
    by Steve Payne
  • Selected film stills
    by Guy Maddin

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  • Naoya Hatakeyama
    Edited by Stephan Berg
    Reviewed by Laurie Davis
  • Design and Crime (and other Diatribes)
    by Hal Foster
    Reviewed by Scott McLeod
  • Facing History: Portraits From Vancouver
    Edited by Karen Love
    Reviewed by Paula Gustafson
  • Facing
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    Reviewed by Marcus Miller

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    Contributors
    Epilogue

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Threats and Promises
Spring/Summer
2002

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May 2002, English with French summaries, 88 pages, 48 colour illustrations, 16 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Threats and Promises
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Tableaux and Text in the Work of Brenda Francis Pelkey
    by Nancy Yakimoski
  • Encounters with Rineke Dijkstra
    by Sophie Hackett
  • Memento Mori: Mourning, Monuments and Memory
    by Heather Cameron

Portfolios

  • Selected works
    by Brenda Francis Pelkey
  • Within Dialogue
    by April Hickox
  • Selected works
    by Toni Hafkenscheid
  • Selected works
    by Rineke Dijkstra
  • For Ever Mozart
    by Jean-Luc Godard
  • Specimen Series V (from A to Z)
    by Marilyn Nazar
  • Privation
    by Angela Grauerholz
  • Buena Memoria
    by Marcelo Brodsky
  • The Thirteen Attributes of God
    by Simon Glass

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Imaging Death
Autumn/Winter
2001

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November 2001, English with French summaries, 88 pages, 22 colour illustrations, 18 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Imaging Death
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Richard Kerr’s Recuperation: After Motion Pictures and Les Collages de Hollywood
    by Bart Testa
  • The Final Frame and What Remains
    by Kyo Maclear
  • The Ambivalent Yearnings of Shirin Neshat
    by Deborah Root

Portfolios

  • Les Collages de Hollywood
    by Richard Kerr
  • Exposures
    by Tim Saltarelli
  • Selected works
    by Jerry Riley
  • Selected works
    by Serge Clement
  • Position as Desired
    by Stacey Tyrell
  • Selected works
    by Shirin Neshat
  • Selected works
    by Geoffrey James

Additional Features

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    Contributors

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Eternal Commentary
Spring/Summer
2001

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  • Eternal Commentary
    by Scott McLeod

Editorial:

  • Imaging Death
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Awesome Ambiguity: Edward Burtynsky’s Industrial Landscapes
    by Rosemary Donegan
  • Twilight of the Real: The Photographs of Robin Collyer
    by Shirley Madill
  • The Unseen Photographs of Forensic Identification Services
    by Terence Dick

Portfolios

  • Film stills and
    commentary from
    Letter from Siberia
    by Chris Marker
  • Selected works
    by Edward Burtynsky
  • Nova Scotia Ice Company
    by Cynthia Phillips
  • Selected works
    by Eli Langer
  • Selected works
    by Robin Collyer
  • Figures
    by Élène Tremblay
  • Selected works
    by Jack Burman
  • Selected works
    by Hiroshi Sugimoto

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The Invisible Photograph
Autumn/Winter
2000

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Editorial

  • The Invisible Photograph
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • Private Eyes, Public Eyes: Photography and the Surveillance Society
    by Heather Cameron
  • Geneviève Cadieux’s Baroque Logic
    by Nancy Shaw
  • Documenting Typical Industrial Workplaces: Peter MacCallum’s Interiors
    by Adrian Blackwell and Rosemary Heather

Portfolios

  • Selected works
    by Mia Weinberg
  • Résistance
    by Christian Boltanski
  • DNA/UPC
    by Peggy Taylor Reid
  • Rockland Bridge
    by Thaddeus Holownia
  • Selected works
    by Karin Bubaš
  • Selected works
    by Geneviève Cadieux
  • Fishing on a Jetty
    by Rodney Graham
  • Selected works
    by Susan Kealey
  • Interiors
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Premiere Issue
Spring/Summer
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May 2000, English with French summaries, 80 pages, 45 colour illustrations, 23 b+w illustrations, perfect bound, softcover, ISSN 1492-4137

Editorial

  • Editorial
    by Scott McLeod

Essays

  • The Resurrection of the Surreal in the Photography of Janieta Eyre
    by Andréa Picard
  • Posing Questions: Donigan Cumming’s Moving Stills
    by Scott McLeod
  • Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here: Stan Douglas’s Le Détroit
    by Terence Dick

Portfolios

  • Selected works
    by Janieta Eyre
  • Selected works
    by Hyla Levy
  • Selected works
    by Jean-François Bérubé
  • Selected works
    by Donigan Cumming
  • Carpets of Las Vegas
    by Amy Wilson
  • Selected works
    by H. Paul Doucette
  • Salar de Uyuni
    by Olivier Boëls
  • Les petits morts
    by Guntar Kravis
  • Le Détroit
    by Stan Douglas

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