The scope of photography is changing. Experimenting with existing imagery to create new work is becoming a popular medium, particularly within the fine art world.
MOMA's 2013 New Photography show is one example:
The Hammer Museum's Take it or Leave it is another:
Most recently, we see editorial work following along similar lines.
Bobby Doherty's story for New York Magazine has put the new fall fashionsonto stars from famous still images:
I'm curious how this story will be viewed, and whether it will be embracedor chastised within the Industry.
What does this mean for the future of photography? Copyright? Fair Use?
I'm fascinated by this as my project, Drive By, appropriates fashion imageryin an abstract experiment, questioning and deconstructing the contemporary fairytales presented to us in magazines. See annstock.com for a look.
One thing's for sure…the landscape is rapidly changing.