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16 May 2008

Prefix Photo magazine, issue 17, available now

Robert Burley
'Kodak Pathé Plant Demolition, Chalon sur Saone' (detail)
from The Disappearance of Darkness 2005

Prefix Photo magazine, issue 17


May 1, 2008


124 - 401 Richmond Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8

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Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the release of the seventeenth issue of Prefix Photo magazine. Its theme is 'the last photograph.' The issue features contributors writing on a host of photo, media and installation artists, including the following:

Cuauhtémoc Medina offers a meditation on Rosângela Rennó's A Última foto and the conversion from analogue photography to digital imagery.

Louis Kaplan interprets Simon Glass' gicleé prints entitled The Ten Commandments/ Prohibited Weapons through the lens of Walter Benjamin and Jacques Derrida.

Kim Sawchuk writes about Nichola Feldman-Kiss' mean body database series and the mass production of human-shaped databases and anthropometric standards.

Other contributors include Robert Burley, Nichola Feldman-Kiss, Johannes Franzen, Simon Glass, Kenneth J. Harvey, Ryoji Ikeda, Rosângela Rennó, and more.

Prefix Photo is available by subscription and in fine bookstores and newsstands in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Singapore and China.

Prefix Photo is published with the assistance of its staff, volunteers and patrons, as well as the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Prefix Photo also acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Magazine Fund toward its editorial and production costs. The Ontario Arts Council is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art gratefully acknowledges its Supporting Sponsors C.J. Graphics and Steam Whistle Brewing; its Official Catering Sponsor, à la Carte Kitchen; and its Official Hotel Sponsor, the Sutton Place Hotel.