'The Post-Photographic Tradition' Curated by Joan Foncuberta

photo by Shaun Michaud.

photo by Shaun Michaud.

“Photography is going through a crucial change. Back in the 19th century, it embodied the principles of the Industrial Revolution,” Fontcuberta said.   “Photography was rooted in a techno-scientific culture, the consequence of political principles and intellectual movements.”

“Almost two centuries later, what is photography responding to? To the intellectual, political, religious and cultural environment, yes. But the images produced today, do they serve the same functions as those of the past? The answer is not at all. Photography has been [straying] far from the main principles that originated it.”

Read the article about the exhibition here.