Welcome to the wonderful, and often strange, world of Thomas Rousset.
Photographer Marco Anelli has photographed people participating in Marina Abramovic’s performance at MOMA, New York. Jason Kottke explains more with lots of links to those that have taken part.
The Big Picture has some spectacular photos of the eruption of the Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajokull which has caused such travel chaos over the last week.
Parisian based photographer Riego van Wersch has a lot of excellent work some of which reminds me of realist painters, in particular Edward Hopper.
Chishang, Taiwan: Taiwanese pianist Chen Kuan-yu performs a concert in the middle of a rice paddy field. Reuters
Using actors within carefully considered settings, Hannah Starkey’s photographs reconstruct scenes from everyday life with the concentrated stylisation of film. Starkey’s images picture women engaged in regular routines such as loitering in the street, sitting in cafes, or passively shopping. Starkey captures these generic ‘in between’ moments of daily life with a sense of relational detachment
Architects Carmody Groarke have created a great paviliion at the entrance to Regent’s Place, a mixed use development in London.
Michael Paul Smith‘s photographs capture 1950′s America through its cars and streets. But all the photos are actually carefully constructed models with real backgrounds.