Thursday, January 13 2011
A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.
Thursday, May 12 2011
Brazilian artist Vik Muniz does photo shoots within the confines of a landfill, a place which is simultaneously stomach-turning and meticulously organized.
Monday, November 1 2010
As Waste Land grapples with questions about the artist's relationship to his subjects, it asks a few more concerning the responsibility of documentaries to their subjects.
Tuesday, April 19 2011
While Vik Muniz made his name by incorporating "everyday objects into his photographic process," as the film puts it, now he recognizes the ways is subjects are not such "objects."
Friday, December 10 2010
PHILADELPHIA — "It's about garbage, it's a documentary, and I'm from England originally," Lucy Walker remembers stammering, in a fit of awkwardness, to a group of