Nofound to New Documents

Nofound to New Documents #1 is a travelling exhibition (on-line/off-line) curated by young photography intensive seeker Emeric Glayse. The exhibition is based on the website Nofound he founded a couple of years ago. The idea was to show unedited, intimate and diary snapshots pictures, mostly of young emerging photographers, and from a few more established ones.

From the web to the exhibition space, the show will evolve with time and space, with a first stop in London  at Viktor Wynd Fine Art. This art gallery is also a place to find all sorts of travel discoveries and treasures from collector Victor Wynd, which reminds of Emeric’s work, spending extensive time seeking images on the internet. This first subjective retrospective materializes an obsessional relationship Emeric has with photography and photographers, based on sensitivity and a powerful desire to discover. A matter of feelings.

(Read these two interesting interviews of Emeric on Dazed Digital : this one on Nofound, this other one on Nofound to New Documents)

Installation view of the exhibition Nofound to New Documents, Victor Wynd Fine Art, London


The exhibition name is a wink to John Szarkowski’s exhibition New Documents, one of the first museum exhibition dedicated to snapshot photography, with the works Lee Friedlander, Diane Arbus and Garry Winogrand (Moma, 1967). The photos were exhibited as a line of small framed prints. A concept that shapes Nofound to New Documents #1 ‘s installation, and a way to link with the original blogroll structure of Nofound.

The new website dedicated to the exhibiton will also be an evolving space and a base for the future exhibitions. This makes Nofound to new document a refreshing in progress curatorial project.

Installation view of the exhibition New Documents, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1967. Photo Diane Arbus.

Participating photographers include Agnes Thor, Alexander Binder, Ana Kraš, Bjarne Bare, Chris Heads, Elena Chernyak, Elinor Carucci, Emanuele Cardesi, Erik Van Der Weijde, Giasco Bertoli, Henry Roy, Jackson Eaton, Jerry Hsu, Jonnie Craig, Keiichi Nitta, Lina Scheynius, Linus Bill, Logan White, Nicole Lesser, Noël Loozen, Olivia Malone, Peter Sutherland, Peter Zachary Voelker, Philippe Gerlach, Rasha Kahil, Ren Hang, Rikki Kasso, Roberto Rubalcava, Thobias Fäldt, Todd Fisher, Tod Seelie, Valia Fetisov, Vincent Delbrouck and Yi-Qing Liu.

Lina Scheynius, Untitled from Diary Summer 2009, 2009
Inkjet print on Baryta paper, 24cm x 16cm (9.4″ x 6.3″), Ed. of 9.

Vincent Delbrouck, 003 from A grass fire, 2009
Inkjet print on Baryta paper, 24cm x 16cm (9.4″ x 6.3″), Ed. of 9.

The exhibition runs through February 28, 2011
Viktor Wynd Fine Art
11 Mare street, E8
London, UK

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