Levasseur manages to create a similar effect to photographic double-exposure with illustration. Her work often conveys movement with two still positions of a person in one scene, on one body, with the chilling effect that the subject having an out-of-body experience.
While traveling in Japan, I captured as much of the city-life energy as my camera could carry. But even in such impressive settings, I find the people in them hold the most meaning. The set Tokyo in Black and White presents what Tokyo felt like through the mood of its local people, and their effect on their surroundings.
Music rarely captures my attention like Cloudkicker’s dynamic progressive chill-metal on recent album Fade. Like a soundtrack to sitting on the beach alone on an overcast evening, the music is somewhat dark, but calming, with steadily grooving rhythm and high-pitched guitar melodies repeating like distant bells.
Swedish photographer Sannah Kvist has an eye-catching set of work depicting her 20-something friends with all their belongings stacked together. If nothing else, it serves as proof that most Swedes don’t collect meaningless objects, but also provides a window into a person’s life and personality in a single frame.
I give a lot of credit to artists whose work I want to touch: to feel, taste, or just test that it is, in fact, two-dimensional, and not real. Jorge Roa’s set of work, Details, has such life-like qualities that one might be tempted to check if they are real people and materials behind a filmy, textured screen.
The project Build Up Japan asked 5000 children from six regions in the country to build the Japan they wish to see, using Lego blocks to construct the buildings of their imaginations. The structures used 1.8 million Lego pieces, and were arranged over the shape of Japan in a stunning landscape of tall white towers.
The Seaport Museum in New York City enlisted director Cheryl Dunn to document photographers for whom New York street life – the subways, the gangs, the average American – was a main work subject. This clip shows an interview with Bruce Davidson, expressing the ability of photography to make visible the invisible people of New […]