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'Nature photographer' by Gregory Gentert at ČEKAONA, Zagreb

A teacher once told me that true nature photography shows no trace of a human presence. I disagree. I made these photographs working backwards from that idea. Nature, like anything else, is a human construct. Perception is always grazing against this indifferent reality, pushing meaning into chaos, and we should not confuse the two. I think beauty is what’s at stake here. We confuse the idea of a pristine unspoiled nature with our desire to perceive it. That unreal desire and the inability to meet it is where I find beauty, and what it means to be human.

This impossible notion of the pristine still interests me—the desire for it—I am not above it. It can be glimpsed in some photographs. Things can appear to simply exist. This is how we can both see and erase ourselves and our perception.

'End Quote' by Beth Collar at Stadium, Berlin

'POLICY OF THE SUN' by Fabio Santacroce at NICO, Bari

'MANIAC' by Émilie Pitoiset at Klemm's, Berlin

'The most weirdest things, make the most beautiful pictures' by Michael Bussell &

'Time Keepers' by Johanna Odersky at Intersticio, London

'Bliss' by Ellande Jaureguiberry at A.ROMY, Geneva

'
The Naked Girl Walking Backwards Like Crayfish' by Chloé Arrouy at NEVVEN ON SI

'Sloan' by Joseph Kusendila at Kantine, Brussels

'Grommets' by Rasmus Røhling at C.C.C., Copenhagen

'Goggelmoggel' by Lukas Schneider at Regatta 2, Dusseldorf

'Catacombs of Love' by Sylbee Kim at MÉLANGE, Cologne

'Kündigung' by Jannis Marwitz at Lucas Hirsch, Dusseldorf

'Fantasy Finery', a Group Show at Berlínskej model, Prague

'A curse in disguise' by Adam Cruces at Disneyland Paris, Melbourne

'Autonomia
' by Kaspars Groševs at Noass, Riga

'Bracket Sentiment And The Technicolor Yawn' by Sophie Serber at Shore, Vienna

‘Exception of (not) being’, Online Show Curated by Essenza Club and Rhizome Parki

'Energy Systems / 3: Safe in the Front End' by Joachim Coucke & Lasse Hieronymus

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