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Graphic Interlude

Unstable states, mutable conditions

ENPublié en ligne le 10 janvier 2017


Cet interlude iconographique comporte une sélection de photographies illustrant à leur manière le thème de ce numéro: « États instables, conditions en mutation ».


This graphic interlude features a selection of photographs which can illustrate the topic of this issue: “Unstable states, mutable conditions”.

Fergus Fields (American), Two-step step step, from the series Underground Around The World, 2011 (© the photographer)





Carol M. Highsmith, Abandoned cabin near the ghost town of Cima in the Mojave National Preserve in California, 2012. Source: The Library of Congress.

Carol M. Highsmith, An abandoned movie theater in Sierra Blanca, made a virtual ghost town when the interstate highway bypassed it in Hudspeth County, Texas, 2014. Source: The Library of Congress.

Walker Evans, Circus poster. Alabama, 1935. Source: The Library of Congress.

The Detroit Publishing Company, Whitby, the Abbey, Yorkshire, England, ca 1890-1900 (Photochrom print, 1905). Source: The Library of Congress.

Samuel Joshua Beckett, [Loie Fuller Dancing], c. 1900 (Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, source)







Thomas C. Roche and Alexander Gardner, Ruins in Carey Street, Richmond (1865). Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York).

Published by Carington Bowles  after: John Collet , “A Morning Frolic, or the Transmutation of Sexes” (c. 1780). Source: British Museum (London). Note: the book open on the floor is inscribed 'Ovid's Metamorphoses done into English'. ©Trustees of the British Museum.

Pour citer cet article

Fergus Fields, Carol M. Highsmith , Walker Evans , Samuel J. Beckett , Thomas C. Roche , Alexander Gardner , John Collet (2017). "Graphic Interlude". Angles - Unstable states, mutable conditions | The journal | Unstable states, mutable conditions.

[En ligne] Publié en ligne le 10 janvier 2017.


Consulté le 15/11/2019.

A propos des auteurs

Fergus Fields

Fergus Fields is a contemporary American photographer who specializes in serial photography. His projects involve continuous travelling around the world. His work have been shown in collective exhibitions in Montréal (Canada), Orlando, San José (United States), Perth (Australia), Monterrey (Mexico), Hamburg (Germany), Manchester (UK) and Kobe (Japan).

Carol M. Highsmith

Carol M. Highsmith is a contemporary US photographer who has begun a multi-year project that involves photographing 21st  Century America for the Library of Congress, picking up where Lange left off during the WPA project of the 1930s. See

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Walker Evans

Walker Evans was an American photojournalist who notably documented the Great Depression for the Farm Security Administration.

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Samuel J. Beckett

British photographer, b. Shadwell, Stepney [London] 1870– d. Bournemouth 1940.

Thomas C. Roche

American photographer (1826–1895), best remembered for his work on the American Civil War.

Alexander Gardner

Photographer born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1821 (died 1882 in Washington, D.C.). Best known for his pictures of the American Civil War and of President Lincoln.

John Collet

British; artist (c. 1725 – 1780). Painter of genre low-life subjects; studied St. Martin's Lane Academy and was pupil of Lambert; popularized by engravings by John Goldar; according to Alexander, Collet's output falls into three periods: in the late 1760s, a number of his designs were engraved by Goldar and others for Thomas Bradford of Fleet Street; 1768-73, prints after his work were jointly published by Robert Sayer and John Smith, and from 1774-76 by Sayer and Bennett; 1777-81, mezzotints after his designs published by Carington Bowles.


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