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'Passage': Extracts From A World In Between

"Keeping an image slightly out of focus was already discussed from the very first introduction of the medium of photography, but the direction in which it should be taken has always been under scrutiny – until this very day. At the heart of that discord was its dual character: the capacity of photography to produce a subjective (or even poetic) expression on the one hand, and its ability to capture a dry and descriptive document of reality on the other. It is exactly at that corridor that we can find Virgilio Ferreira, a century or so after the initial experimentations, as he diligently pushes the boundaries of the medium." (Full text download the PDF)