Thursday October 22, 2020

Goldin’s circle: The Donegal filmmaker who defined the No Wave movement

The friendship of a Donegal filmmaker and an American photographer who together defined New York’s No Wave movement is under the spotlight in two new exhibitions

11th June, 2017
Vivienne Dick: Isabella Oberlander, production still from Red Moon Rising, 2015, HDV

Nan Goldin has always insisted on the importance of photography as a way to record actual lived experience. “It’s about letting it be what it is, and not trying to make it more or less, or altered,” she once described her intimate, often transgressive portraits of family, friends, lovers and her own self. “What I’m interested in is capturing life as it’s being lived, and the flavour and smell of it, and maintaining that in...

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