The Wedding // Boris Mikhailov

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   BORIS MIKHAILOV The Wedding Publisher: Morel Books  Review by: Matteo Cremonesi The controversial photographic work of Boris Mikhailov documents the terrible daily lives and the ruthless social conditions in which many homeless people (also known as Bomzhes), end up in post-communist […]

Dr. Ikkaku Ochi Collection // Akimitus Naruyama

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PHROOM   HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   AKIMITUS NARUYAMA Dr. Ikkaku Ochi Collection Publisher: Scalo Review by: Matteo Cremonesi «There is a sort of construction in the vision, from which we are exempt by habit. We guess or foresee, in general, more than we see, and the […]

Sinking Stone // Cristiano Volk

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   CRISTIANO VOLK Sinking Stone websiteInstagram Publisher: Witty BooksReview by: Matteo Cremonesi Gaining from the traditions of the Baroque theater and the Fine Arts, Cristiano Volk with the “Sinking Stone” project offers us a reading of the city of Venice that is […]

NOTHING’S COMING SOON – Clay Maxwell Jordan

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PHROOM   HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   CLAY MAXWELL JORDAN Nothing’s Coming Soon website Instagram Publisher: Fall Line Review by: Federica Zotti Well-kept lawns, derelict coats, forgotten houses, trees whose foliage defy gravity and order; a collection of fetish objects full of illusory promises of wealth and […]

Maxim Dondyuk

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Texts TV Artists About Submission Newsletter   MAXIM DONDYUK CULTURE OF CONFRONTATION websiteInstagramFacebook Book “Winter 2014 changed Ukraine. Three months of bloody clashes, tears, fear, Molotov cocktails, burning car tires and deaths. Ukrainian revolution brought a new spirit, changed people and their minds, people became one organism that […]

Federal Triangle // Mike Osborne

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PHROOM   HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Artists Texts About Submission Newsletter   MIKE OSBORNE Federal Triangle website Instagram Publisher: Gnomic Book Review by: Bucky Miller It is maybe because this review pertains to photographs of the post-2016 Washington, D.C. scene that I feel comfortable leading off by shamelessly dropping an incredibly lofty claim […]

Tori // Yamamoto Masao

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Artists Texts About Submission Newsletter   YAMAMOTO MASAO Tori website Publisher: Radius BooksReview by: Matteo Cremonesi Yamamoto Masao’s photographic work transcends the apparent simplicity of the subjects portrayed by introducing a poetic language around which gather as if in contemplation. The precious, minute images tell the tension always […]

Rinko Kawauchi

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PHROOM HOME Projects Interviews Book Reviews Videos Artists Texts About Submission Newsletter   RINKO KAWAUCHI “Illuminance” & “Cui Cui” websiteInstagram Text by: Matteo Cremonesi Kindness, courtesy and respect for nature and things are at the center of Japanese culture and the normal daily life of the population. This important cultural aspect is reflected in the […]

The Park // Kohei Yoshiyuki

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The Park publisher: Radius Books “Inevitably linked with the moment of climax, there is a minor rupture suggestive of death; and conversely the idea of death may play a part in setting sensuality in motion.” Georges Bataille During the 1970s, Kohei Yoshiyuki spent many evenings alongside the night-watchers in Tokyo’s Chuo Park documenting their Peeping […]

Oyster // Marco Marzocchi

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OYSTER Created over 10 years, “Oyster” is a visual diary realized by Marzocchi in an attempt to understand his troubled family history marked by an absent father and mother.The images collected, at times rough and violent, tell his hunting for a “cause” for all the suffering and lacks of the past; and show his need […]