Born in St. Petersburg, raised in Siberia and educated in Siberia and France, Max Sher took up photography in 2006. His work (personal and commissioned) has since appeared in Courrier International, Monocle, Esquire (Russia), le Monde, Libération, Ogoniok, Independent Magazine, Afisha, Bolshoi Gorod, Russian Reporter, Snob, GEO Traveler, Foto8, Private, Newsweek Japan, etc. and was exhibited in St.Petersburg, Vienna, Moscow, Bratislava, among others. Max was nominated for KLM Paul Huf Awards in 2008. He is currently based in Moscow.
- Katrien de Blauwer: The Slowly Cinematic Anti-Narrative; Fragmentary DiscourseStanding in front of mirrors, learning to speak alien words by watching our mouths form sounds. The same mirror that is lethal, severing the rest of her body from its mouth. By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, April 2015 There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. -Alfred Hitchcock Perusing images with […]
- Tiane Doan Na Champassak: Marauder of the Flaming Babylon, Calcutta Death TripWe exist in this sinkhole of economic disparity, careening along needles and rocks, the disease creeping through the cracks on the soles of our feet. By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, April 2015 The perfect memory was watching your family crumpled up and burning on a ghat, the vultures swarming to the feast of your children. […]
- Ren Hang and the Production of the Hidden Idealized Body in ChinaTo act out of one’s desire that has been purposefully cloaked under ideology is in fact a direct transgression against the state. By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, April 2015 First, let it be said that this oversize production by dienacht of Ren Hang’s work is lush and beautifully crafted. The pages overlap and folds of […]
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