CJ Heyliger • Life Is a Banana

Friday, 27 November 2015

“During the uprisings—and since—thousands of people used laser pointers as an act of protest, shining their light at military helicopters in an attempt to knock them off course. In [Max Connors’s] Fire in Cairo, the images they created in the night sky becomes a leitmotif, the most important in the book. They are images of protest, a union of technology and direct action, even, if we take the etymological light-writing definition, a new and potent photography.” Max Houghton • 1000 Words