Portfolio by Ville Kumpulainen

BOMB 143 Spring 2018
Bomb #143
1 Kumpulainen Thewindsblow

The Wind Blows, 2016, pigment print, 25.5 × 19 inches. All images courtesy of the artist.

6 Kumpulainen Journey Copy

Journey, 2016, pigment print, 17.75 × 17.75 inches.

4 Kumpulainen Afterwards

Afterwards, 2016, pigment print, 34 × 23.25 inches.

3 Kumpulainen Puppeteer 1

Puppeteer, 2016, pigment print, 20.5 × 14 inches.

7 Kumpulainen Outofsight

Out of Sight, 2015, pigment print, 26.75 × 18 inches. 

2 Kumpulainen Memorysequence

Memory Sequence, 2014, pigment print, 27.25 × 18.25 inches.

5 Kumpulainen Disappearing 1

Disappearing on White I, 2015, pigment print, 25 × 16.25 inches.

Ville Kumpulainen is a photographer living and working in Helsinki, Finland. In his new book, Out of Sight (Hatje Cantz, 2017), Kumpulainen manipulates archival images to solidify the tenuous connection between present and past, attempting to fill the gaps left between himself and his history.

Portfolio by Sam Contis
Sam Contis 01
Unavoidable and Unsettling Intimacy: A Conversation by Katie Kitamura & Ashley Nelson Levy
Katie Kitamura Ashley Levy Blue

Two novels about grief, translation, and the revelatory traces of language.

Archive and Place: William Camargo Interviewed by Kim Beil
A color photograph from behind of a person running across an empty parking lot titled, As Far As I Can Get, by William Camargo

Photographing hidden and alternative histories.

Mike Wallace by Phillip Lopate
Mike Wallace 02

In advance of the next installment of his extensive history of New York City, Wallace expounds on the pivotal early years of the twentieth century.

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BOMB 143, Spring 2018

Featuring interviews with LaToya Ruby Frazier and Fred Moten, Sergio De La Pava, Nina Hoss, Barbara Hammer, Joseph Keckler, Lydia Ourahmane, Kaneza Schaal, Hank Willis Thomas and Kambui Olujimi, and Summer Wheat.

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