Eyes wide open. Sure, I am trying to. I wrote to Kehrer, in Heidelberg, Germany, and told them I would be happy to review their big book from 2014: Eyes Wide Open. 100 Years of Leica Photography. The book is of particular interest for many reasons. First and foremost since I will visit the exhibition at […]Continue Reading ...
I thought I had lost it. This morning it surfaced from the back benches of a cupboard. I am glad. It is a small book on phenomenology. Written by Lester Embree in 2003. The full title is Reflective Analysis. A First Introduction into Phenomenological Investigation. It is originally written for school children and might […]Continue Reading ...
“How does it go on? We notice immediately five important characters in the process, of which it shall be the duty of the present chapter to treat in a general way: 1. Every thought tends to be part of a personal consciousness. 2. Within each personal consciousness thought is always changing. 3. Within each personal consciousness […]Continue Reading ...
“Experience always presents us with objects, things, events, etc., within certain contexts and contextures, and never with isolated and scattered data and facts. Looking at a material thing. e.g. a book, we perceive it in certain surroundings. We see the table on which the book is lying, we see other books, papers, pencils, pipes and […]Continue Reading ...
Why make such a fuzz about adding a few books to the new booklist? Called The Booklist. First of all, I don’t make a fuzz about it, I only mention it. They are added for our convenience. I assume that we all, in one way or other, want to make the world a better and […]Continue Reading ...
“The first thing a photographer learned was that photography dealt with the actual; he had not only to accept this fact, but to treasure it: unless he did, photography would defeat him. He learned that the world itself is an artist of incomparable inventiveness, and to recognize its best works and moments, to anticipate them, […]Continue Reading ...
“Perception is always related to the present. But this present is always meant as having an endless past behind it and an open future before it. … in this presence, as that of an extended and enduring object, lies a continuity of what I am still conscious of, what has flown away and is no longer […]Continue Reading ...
“He dwelt longest on the “artless art” which must be the goal of archery if it is to reach perfection. “He who can shoot with the horn of the hare and the hair of tortoise, and can hit the centre without bow (horn) and arrow (hair), he alone is Master in the highest sense of […]Continue Reading ...
I have been wanting to do this for some time. I want to give you a list of basic books, that have inspired and still do inspire the building of barebones communication. On this site, crystallised in an interest in street photography known as New Street Agenda. Strangely, but quite naturally, you will not find many books on […]Continue Reading ...
Welcome to New Street Agenda.
New Street Agenda is on street photography and other life changing events. It combines photographs, texts and points of view.
It is also on art, philosophy, science and life in general. A variety of sources and fields.
New Street Agenda is a different point of view on street photography. It strives to raise the prestige and importance of street photography as an art form, an educational field and an area of visual communication.
New Street Agenda arranges annual workshops, personal coach programs and Street Meets in Europe.
Stay tuned and you will find out how and why.
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