Iranian born, Australian artist, Abbas Mehran’s paintings take you on an artistic journey that overflows with love and colour. He has lived and exhibited in numerous countries, from Germany to Argentina, yet no trip touched him as much as his short stay in Cambodia. He went there a few years ago in order to work on paintings of children with Geraldine Cox, Country Director and President of the Australia Cambodia Foundation and the Sunrise Children’s Villages project.
You may not want to shake his hand to congratulate him, as Spanish artist David Cata stitches portraits of his family and friends into the palms of his hands for his project Overexposed Emotions, which illustrates how much they are woven into his life.
Say goodbye to the traditional photo booth and hello to Face-o-mat, an interactive ‘machine’ that has so far produced more than 700 portraits of smiling people. Created by Tobias Gutmann, the Face-o-mat is unlike any other photo booth because behind the cutout camera is the illustrator, Mr. Gutmann himself, turning your smile into a quirky one-of-a-kind art print.
Kyle Bean is a Brighton-based designer specialising in hand-crafted models, set design and art direction. With his pencil shaving portraits, he has created one of the coolest art series’ I’ve seen in a long time.