Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Celebrating Photographic Garbage

Lens Culture... Celebrating Photographic Garbage - photo-based art by Joachim Schmid. "...Using other people’s (often mundane) photographs, he creates artwork that is alluring, intriguing, and captivating. He revels in photographs that other people lose or throw away in public, especially if they seem to have been discarded with some animosity or intense feeling. He is very much a modern day anthropologist who tries to understand contemporary cultures by studying its visual garbage."