The whole thing play
ed out in a perfect realisation of flexibility
Pragmatism and flexibility are the keys to current artistic practices which bind the social to the aesthetic, the institutional to the non-institutional.
And shouldnt art photographers themselves exploit that flexibility more by making these presentation possibilities an integral part of their work, as so many artists do?
Buurman allows the viewer to feel the movement of the city in still images, so that they become a metaphor for the variability and flexibility of the city and its inhabitants.
He has been involved in organising political projects and debates around flexibility and precariousness, such as the PrecairForum, Mayday symposium and Migrant/Media/Metropolis.