Contributed an essay to Technological Exaptation – a project by French artist Maxime Guyon exploring the relationship between photography, technology, and commodity.

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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 & Krebs, Joachim Brohm, Heidi Specker, Alexander Rosenkranz, Alec Soth, Nigel Shafran, Ron Jude, Thomas Mailaender, Lukas Wassmann.

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Offprint London

You’ll find “Contemporary Photography” at Lodret Vandret table at Offprint London

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Contemporary Photography is in the collections of Clark Art Institute, Joan Flasch Collection (SAIC), and MoMA Library.

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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

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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 interview and partly as a remediation of both projects.

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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.

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Brave Enough (For the Haunted Mansion), 2008

I did a lengthy interview with Belarusian magazine Znyata. English version available here.

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Excited to be invited to give a talk at The Photographers Gallery in London.
On the topic of ‘Curating’, at ‘The Social’ event.

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Tom Lovelace and Thomas Albdorf at Blog Reblog Austin (image by Amanda Winkles)

The Austin Chronicle: “Blog Reblog represents smaller, independent exhibits that push the boundaries of photography as art”. Full review is available here.

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Maanantai Collective


Moments from Self Publish Riga (9-11 May, 2014). Many thanks to Evita Goze!

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I’m really happy this is coming through!

Austin Center for Photography will host BLOG REBLOG, which includes two hundred projected images by two hundred photographers selected by curators Max Marshall and Paul Paper. Having premiered at Signal Gallery in New York in 2013, the exhibition will be held at Big Medium, May 23 – June 7, 2014.

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Alexander Norton reviewed Contemporary Photography on La Pina:

This appears to be well over due. A publication able to place a spanner in the works and challenge instead of follow. As you may have picked up in my recent articles there is a theme of small dissatisfaction with the internet era and where its mis-leading photography. Every once in a while a statement needs to be made. Although I’ve been talking about it for sometime Paul Paper has actually done it without taking a photograph…

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Moments from One Thousand Books 2014

Art book festival “One Thousand Books” took place on April 10-13 at a supermarket in Copenhagen. Very inspiring. Thanks Johan, Flem and Sara!

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“Kas nėra fotografija?” (”What is not photography?”) is a series of talks and discussions around contemporary photography at the National Art Gallery in Vilnius.

Detailed programme (in Lithuanian): here
More information (in Lithuanian): here

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Contemporary Photography is currently available at:

Dashwood (New York)
Printed Matter (New York)
ICP bookstore (New York)
Foyles (London)
Claire de Rouen (London)
Ti Pi Tin (London)
Village bookstore (Leeds)
Yvon Lambert (Paris)
Walther König books (Köln)
Kowasa (Barcelona)
Motto books (Online, Basel, Brussels, Copenhagen, Melbourne)

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