Michael Schmidt's latest book, Lebensmittel (Snoeck, 2012), roughly translated as "Foodstuff",'is a massive exploration of our global food economy.
Simon Baker, Curator of Photography at the Tate Modern, reviews it in this Paris Photo Platform Pecha-Kucha session (nov, 2012).
Pecha Kucha: a Japanese expression meaning "the sound of conversation". Each participant has carte blanche to make a 7 mn concise presentation on selected recent photography exhibitions, books, works...
the Paris Photo Platform featured 4 days of conferences directed by Roxana Marcoci, Curator of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, with the special contribution of Paul Holdengräber, Director of "LIVE from The New York Public Library."
Structured as an experimental platform for critical discussions, the Paris Photo Platform engages in dynamic and robust debates about the expanded field and perspectives of photography.