Author Archives: paul
By paul | Published: March 28, 2017
‘Too Good to be Photographed‘ is a project that explores photographic failure, and is an outcome of my conversations with over 60 photographers over the past year and a half. The result will be a book designed by Indrek Sirkel and published by Estonian art publisher Lugemik. It will be available in September 2017 and [...]
By paul | Published: November 2, 2016
From You Belong to Me series. Geistė Kinčinaitytė. I’ll be discussing the state of contemporary Lithuanian photography at Calvert 22 Foundation, 7pm 10th November. Join us if you are in London! More info here.
By paul | Published: July 19, 2016
From This is It/Now. Roxana Azar, David Brandon Geeting, 2015 Kate Palmer Albers on digital image circulation, experiential modes of viewing and This is It/Now project (curated by Max Marshall and myself) on Circulation Exchange: I’ve been interested in the creative possibilities of disappearing photos for a few years now, particularly in relation to how we assign [...]
By paul | Published: May 10, 2016
Smoke Screen is now part of Kaleid editions 2016 collection.
By paul | Published: April 20, 2016
Blog Re-Blog. Jure Kastelic and Thomas Humery, August 2014, Signal Gallery, NYC I will be giving a talk about my own curatorial practice and few notes on the current state of curating the digital (photographic) image on 22nd April at symposium ‘Image and Photography in the Post-Digital Era‘ of Riga Photography Biennial.
By paul | Published: February 21, 2016
Huffington Post named ‘Smoke Screen‘ one of 10 favorite books at 2016 LA Art Book Fair. Their take: What happens when an image file becomes corrupted or obsolete? In most cases all one is left with is a file name, metadata. Paul Paper’s new book emulates the conditions of the digital screen and mediated experience, by [...]
By paul | Published: October 20, 2015
Moments from joint book launch with Anu Vahtra at Contemporary Art Museum Estonia. Many thanks to Lugemik and Tallinn Photomonth for making this happen!
By paul | Published: October 13, 2015
Lugemik and Tallinn Photomonth present: Book launch in 4 acts: “Smoke Screen” by Paul Paper (LT) and “Untitled” by Anu Vahtra (EE), accompanied by a conversation between the artists. Saturday, 17 October, 19.30 Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM)
By paul | Published: September 9, 2015
Smoke Screen will be launched at New York Art Book Fair. I’ll be signing copies on Friday, 18th September, 4pm at Lodret Vandret booth (B03 in The Dome). Come up to say hi!
By paul | Published: August 3, 2015
This Is It/Now – Snapchat photography exhibition starts today!
By paul | Published: July 27, 2015
Contributed an essay to Technological Exaptation – a project by French artist Maxime Guyon exploring the relationship between photography, technology, and commodity.
By paul | Published: July 6, 2015
Foam Photography Museum in collaboration with Galerie De Schans present the fourth edition of De Fotokopie. At the exhibition visitors have the opportunity to buy a photocopy of an original print. Participating artists: Moyra Davey & Jason Simon, Batia Suter, Awoiska vd Molen, Jason Fulford, Broomberg & Chanarin, Paul Paper, Mariken Wessels, Daisuke Yokota, Onorato & [...]
By paul | Published: May 13, 2015
You’ll find “Contemporary Photography” at Lodret Vandret table at Offprint London
By paul | Published: February 9, 2015
Contemporary Photography is in the collections of Clark Art Institute, Joan Flasch Collection (SAIC), and MoMA Library.
By paul | Published: December 16, 2014
I am presenting the process of making a new book “Smoke Screen” and theoretical inspiration behind the project. Come by: 18th December, 18.00 CAC Reading room Vilnius
By paul | Published: December 3, 2014
I talked with Deep Splash about recent curatorial projects and inspiration behind them: Paul Paper speaks about his fascination with the internet communities from his teenage years when he lived in a block house in Vilnius. He explains the ideas behind “Sraunus” and his collaboration with Max Marshall “Blog Reblog”. The film acts partly as an [...]
By paul | Published: September 22, 2014
Taking part at this year’s London Art Book Fair together with Kaleid Editions. Opening times: Friday 26, 11am – 9pm Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September, 11am – 6pm.