Bryan Schutmaat is taking the kind of photos you wish you were taking. His new photo series, Grays the Mountain Sends, set in a small industrial town in the American west, is a no bullshit portrayal of the working class. Every image talks, no dead weight, and he shoots large format. Real, man.
Lukasz Wierzbowski is a Polish photographer we featured at the beginning of The Heavy collective and have since had the pleasure of working with him on some of our other projects. Wierzbowski’s command of patterns and textures is second to none, he has an awesome ability to turn commonplace into magic. Go flick through his website for endless pages of good looking Polish people.
In the Dixon food court of Sydney’s Chinatown there is a northern Chinese food stall that serves an unparalleled Laksa at a very modest price. I’m not too sure of the stall number, but if you know soup, then you’ll know the place. And if you don’t know, ask someone who does.
Blood of The Young is a contemporary photography site and independent publishing house based in Toronto, Canada. Straight up bad boys with a heavy focus on skateboarding, graffiti and handmade goods. They feature and collaborate with artists like Ed Templeton, Alana Paterson and Dan Wilton.
Bohren describe their music as Doom Jazz. Our friends call them Pervert Jazz. I like to think of them as Noir Jazz. Regardless of the title, these German nightwalkers are the business. If Satan was having a blow out, these guys would be doing the Coltrane covers.
The Heavy Collective has a group Photo zine exhibition coming up on December 5 at Kind Of—Gallery on Oxford St, Sydney. Featuring Matt Martin, Sam Stephenson, Natalie Nikitovic, Ryan Florig, Will Braden, Geordie Cargill, Anthony Robinson, Jack Harries, Alex Cooke, Aedan Lee, Tommy Thoms, Alex Serafini.