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Reflections On the Concrete Mirror

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Artist Barney Kulok considers the relationship between photography and architecture

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Canon Rebels

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Tampering with photographs is common practice for artists today; this exhibition demonstrated that the strategy is even more relevant for Middle Eastern photographers.

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On the Edge

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Willie Doherty’s latest body of work focuses on the sense of alienation to be found in Zurich’s peripheral spaces. Martin Jaeggi assesses the photographs and video.

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See, Memory

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Prajna Desai reviews A Village in Bengal, an exhibition of Chirodeep Chaudhuri’s photographs at Project 88, Mumbai.

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A Great Improvisation

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Designer Rob Giampietro assesses the legacy of ECM Records, which was recently surveyed in an exhibition at the Haus der Kunst, Munich, and its related catalog.

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Album Art

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Critic Noemi Smolik reviews the recent exhibition Dear Aby Warburg, What Can Be Done with Images?

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Dayanita Singh: File Museum

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Isabel Stevens reviews Dayanita Singh: File Museum, an exhibition of a new work at Frith Street Gallery, London.

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Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s

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Isabel Stevens reviews Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s at the Barbican Art Gallery, London.

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The Brighton Photo Biennial 2012

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Fourteen shows consider how the camera, rather than just being an instrument of mediation, might sometimes take hold of reality instead.