Posts Tagged ‘SF Camerawork’

Sarah Christianson: When the Landscape Is Quiet Again at SF Camerawork

Sarah Christianson. Corn field, Antler, ND, September 2013, 2013. C-print, 20 x 24 in. Courtesy of the artist.

From our partners at Art Practical, today we bring you a review of Sarah Christianson‘s When the Landscape Is Quiet Again: North Dakota’s Oil Boom at SF Camerawork. Author Larissa Archer notes, “Christianson doesn’t try to appeal to emotions with her photographs. They encourage a process by which the viewer mentally forms a bridge between the damning information about the subjects (here, provided by the captions) and the[.....]

Too Hard to Keep

Today’s feature is from our  good friends at KQED Arts in San Francisco. Writer Roula Seikaly discusses Too Hard to Keep, a new project by Chicago-based photographer, Jason Lazarus, currently on view at SF Camerawork. One of the less understood figures in Christian folklore is the sin eater. This person, usually a beggar, was charged with absolving someone of their sins by consuming food and drink that[.....]