From Serpentine

The Photography Issue

“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality…One can’t possess reality, one can possess images—one can’t possess the present but one can possess the past.” —Susan Sontag, On Photography There is no need for us to extol the pervasive importance or sheer ubiquity of photographs in the digital age. These facts are undeniable; reports suggest that one…

Music Issue: Introduction

This month Serpentine Magazine reveals our Music Issue. Throughout June we will publish critical essays and projects that explore the multitudes of our musical existence. Taking a cue from John Cage, we define music as “the production of sounds” and so, in this light, our purview for the month will range from the ambiance of everyday…