Alison Jackson

Like Garry Winogrand crossed with Jeff Wall, Alison Jackson creates jarring pseudo-documentary photos. Instead of stills cinematically staging the serenity of a night janitor mopping or a chaotic car crash, Jackson stages serene chaos with counterfeit celebrities caught in private moments. In one piece, look-alikes of David Beckham and Prime Minister Tony Blair talk poolside. Blair stands in a Speedo, Beckham is wrapped in a …

Pees on Earth

In one of Tom Robbins' famously trippy diatribes, he theorizes that humans were invented by water as a means of transport. The mythology of pee is one way to read New York-born photographer Ellen Jong's photo-essay, Pees on Earth, a document of her worldwide outdoor pissing project. Another is as a practice in the spirit of Duchamp, a giggly, slightly subversive appropriation of public space …

Box Mag Issue 2

The second issue of the mindful porn, Box Magazine is out and hotter than the first. Among the 115 pages of tasteful yet tantalizing photos and stories is a sexy sneaker spread titled Hoop Shots by our friend Ryan. This one is another downloadable pdf, but as their popularity swells I think we can expect a print version soon. Previously on CH: Box Mag