“I’m not much on rear window ethics”

Originally written for Open Eye Gallery, 08.05.2015 In 1884, The New York Times published a feature called The Camera Epidemic. New, portable cameras were bringing photographers out of their studios and into the city, and the journalist despaired at the “disease” trailing closely behind. Catching unsuspecting city-dwellers within its snare, the camera was an encroaching…

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Through the Looking Glass

Originally written for Open Eye Gallery, 20/04/2015 With its delightfully obscure title, Yuki Onodera’s first body of work certainly doesn’t offer much insight into what each photograph actually is. In 1991, the young photographer entered her series You Are Running. I’m Waiting with Ears Like Dumbo’s to the very first New Cosmos Photography Award in Japan. Praised…

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