This special issue explores various forms of collaboration in photography.
Sixteen contributions highlight different strategies to question current notions of authorship and ownership and to break through existing heteronormative, state or hyper-individual categories. In this issue you can find accessible essays by internationally renowned researchers and writers such as Elspeth Brown, Ileana Selejan and Hettie Judah.
It also provides an insight into the forms of collaboration and community in the diverse photography practices of
You can also read some conversations between photographers, critics and curators about socially engaged photography and collaborations with the non-human.
Artists and photographers such as
have turned existing work into a new contribution especially for this issue. It has become a polyphonic song with photography practices from Brazil, Bangladesh, Vietnam, United States, United Kingdom, Egypt, Germany and, of course, Belgium.
Trigger is an online and print publication published by FOMU in collaboration with Fw:Books (Amsterdam). The magazine takes photography as a starting point for criticism, long reads, contemporary and historical research and artist contributions. Each year, Trigger also publishes a theme issue in collaboration with a guest editor.