Month: December 2011

Short video with some recent works

Via this blog, Linkedin, Facebook and a mail service, I try to reach various categories of art lovers – photo art lovers in particular – who cannot visit my gallery in Lund, Sweden. It’s one of the joys of technological innovation that I have writ…

A reflection on art, power and politics

I feel more hopeful about the future with Mozart than with Merkel. I get more happy with Satie than with Sarkozy. Bob Dylan’s poetry seems to me to have more lasting value than Obama’s rhetoric. Indeed, I wonder whether all museums and galleries i…

New works on my homepage…

I’ve written about Natalia in another blog post here, now you can see a few of the portraits I have made of her uploaded on my photo homepage. You’ll have to scroll a little down to the bottom. “Natalia #1” Jan Oberg 2011 The site has been re-or…

The advantages of the new photo-related technologies

To follow-up the preceding blog post: What are the comparative advantages of all this? Aren’t we just obsessed with newness and becoming techno freaks hunting down the latest versions of some manipulative tool? Yes, that is a risk – but! You are s…

Technological innovations changes image-making

A series of rather recent technical developments permit photography to go in new directions. I think we should welcome them and explore them – but without letting technology or perfection take over. Photography will always be a matter of shooting …