Posts by author: IPA

A 15 minute video documentary of Japanese street photographer Junku Nishimura in Singapore when he came for the official opening of the IPA Gallery.

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Rollover images for slideshow controls Dead Light ‘Dead Light’ – 1. Light that no longer moves, but has been caught, preserved, mummified in photographic materials – a paper necropolis that still emanates phantasmal energy. 2. Extremely whimsical. Not to be taken with too much gravity or seriousness. This is an extract from a much longer series […]

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Dark Light is an upcoming joint exhibition featuring the work of Magnum photographer, Abbas, and Singaporean photographer, Melisa Teo. For three years, Abbas and Melisa have journeyed through the spiritual worlds of Buddhism, Shamanism and lately Hinduism, photographing the same subjects but with contrasting perspectives and styles. We catch up with them both in this […]

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We are excited to announce our collaboration with Leica Camera on a one day Street Photography Workshop in Singapore on Saturday 27th August 2011 (update: rescheduled to Saturday 1st October). The full day Street Photography Workshop is open to advanced amateurs and enthusiasts with cameras of their choice, and consists of theory and practical shooting sessions. […]

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Exile and perseverance: The Tibetan Struggle for justice “Justice demands integrity. It’s to have a moral universe — not only know what is right or wrong but to put things in perspective, weigh things. Justice is different from violence and retribution; it requires complex accounting.” — Bell Hooks Nestled away from the chaos of the world, a […]

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Burned Pou Pring village, Sre Ampoun Commune, Pichreada district, Mondulkiri – Cambodia During the time I spent in the remote areas of Mondulkiri, Cambodia, working on an assignment for the Spanish NGO Paz y Desarrollo, I got to meet a few indigenous families in the small village of Pou Pring. They belong, or rather, used […]

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‘The City Itself Is Sexual.’ Daido Moriyama: Memories of a Dog – a video short by JGS Inc. on the world’s favourite Japanese street photographer Daido Moriyama.

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Abbas on Photography

27/07/2011 by

Magnum Photographer Abbas on his photography… “My photography is a reflection, which comes to life in action and leads to meditation. Spontaneity – the suspended moment – intervenes during action in the viewfinder. A reflection on the subject precedes it. A meditation on finality follows it, and it is here, during this exalting and fragile moment, that the real […]

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  We are happy to announce that Invisible Photographer Asia will be the official Media Partner for The Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant. The Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant is a collaborative project launched in 2010 by Yumi Goto of the Reminders Project and the Angkor Photo Festival. The winner of the grant, to be announced […]

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Rollover images for slideshow controls Calcutta Contradictions Calcutta, the quintessential post-colonial Indian city, exposes the struggle to move ahead into the future and at the same time revel in splendour of an imperial past that palpably throbs in its present. The city’s name has recently been changed to Kolkata, as has happened with several of its […]

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Rollover images for slideshow controls While You Were Sleeping “Photography deals exquisitely with appearances, but nothing is what it appears to be.” – Duane Michals I started photography at a local newspaper where I was taught to embrace objectivity and to leave my feelings aside while photographing. Being older and wiser now, I have come […]

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A video vignette of the Singapore launch of Leica’s latest M9-P digital rangefinder camera and the opening of the ABBAS exhibition at the Leica Store and Gallery today, Wednesday 20th July 2010. The ABBAS exhibition features 10 select ABBAS photographs on faith and shamanism. Some tidbit news from the event: ABBAS will be collaborating with […]

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