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TV interview: Lines and Lineage and Divided on France 24

A live television interview about my Lines and Lineage exhibition and Divided video installation was broadcast  on France 24 on 27 October 2020. The interview was conducted by Haxie Meyers-Belkin. The works are being currently shown at the Photaumnales festival in France: Lines and Lineage solo exhibition 5 Nov. 2020 — 17 Dec. 2020* Espace Matisse 101/119 rue JB Carpeaux 60100 Creil…  read more.


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Review: Lines and Lineage book in Collector Daily

  Collector Daily wrote a very in-depth review of the Lines and Lineage monograph. The article was written by Sabrina Mandanici and is copied below:   Tomas van Houtryve: Lines and Lineage By Sabrina Mandanici / In Photobooks / June 1, 2020 JTF (just the facts): Published in 2019 by Radius Books (here). Clothbound hardcover with four different cover images…  read more.


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VII Book Club discussion with Sally Martin Katz of the SFMOMA about Lines and Lineage monograph

 I was invited by the VII Interactive Book Club to discuss my Lines and Lineage book with Sally Martin Katz of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The conversation was originally streamed live online on 3 May 2020. We discussed the inspiration and key message of the book, the 19th-century process employed, and the place of the work…  read more.


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Online Interview and Artist Talk: Leica France “On Air” with Tomas van Houtryve

 Leica Akademie France is hosting online conferences with photographers during the “stay at home” period of the coronavirus outbreak. I was invited to participate on 23 April 2020. In this recording of the French language video-conference, I share my early career path and my methodology for approaching photography projects. You can see more online conferences hosted by Leica France…  read more.


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Smithsonian feature: The Invention of Hiking in the Forest of Fontainebleau

The Smithsonian Magazine published my photo series on the 19th century invention of hiking by Claude-François Denecourt in the May 2020 issue. I used my vintage collodion camera and glass plates to make the images in the forest of Fontainebleau. The text by Elaine Sciolino is copied below. SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE | May 2020 The magic of the forest revealed itself…  read more.


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Publication: Paris Under Quarantine video in The New Yorker

The New Yorker featured video that I filmed on the streets of Paris, France in late March 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown.


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Review: Lines and Lineage book in Fisheye Magazine

The French magazine, Fisheye, reviewed and featured my Lines and Lineage book in their February 2020 issue. The web version of the article, written by Michaël Naulin, is copied below in the original French:   L’album manquant de l’histoire américaine “Le projet Lines and Lineage de Tomas van Houtryve illustre à travers des portraits de descendants une période méconnue de…  read more.


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Lines and Lineage selected as 2019 Favorite Photo Book by Renate Aller

Renowned visual artist Renate Aller selected Lines and Lineage as her Favorite Photo Book of 2019. Her endorsement can be found on PHOTO-EYE and is copied below:   In his exceptionally beautifully printed book, Lines and Lineage, Tomas van Houtryve recontextualizes and corrects the narratives and mythologies of the Far West as they had been mis-presented in the American awareness…  read more.


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Review: Lines and Lineage is Photo-Eye’s Book of the Week

PHOTO-EYE has selected Lines and Lineage as their book of week. The review by Arista Slater-Sandoval is copied below: Book of the Week: Selected by Arista Slater-Sandoval Lines and Lineage Photographs by Tomas van HoutryveRadius Books, Santa Fe, USA, 2019. 10×12″ When parents and grandparents share stories with us that have been passed down from generation to generation, it illuminates and…  read more.


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