Roger Ballen is an American geologist, living in South Africa, who is very much on top of the photography world. He directed the stunning video for Die Antwood’s I Fink U Freaky, amongst other notable achievements. Yes, he’s a true master.
A dramatic love story has to be clever enough to still give you smiles. Tabu has it – photography like no other with a magnificent story that makes you want to walk along the river looking for crocodiles. This was a winner of the 2012 Berlin Film Festival: the FIPRESCI Jury Prize and Alfred Baeur [...]
This is the first clip from Madrid, the new project of Adriano Cintra of Fame and Marina Vello of Bonde de Role. I have been looking forward to it since one of their earlier collaborations on a cover version of Freak le Boom Boom by Gretchen kept ringing in my ears for a long time. [...]
These amazing series of black and white underwater photographs by world traveler and photographer Kanoa Zimmerman are breathtakingly beautiful. It is an inspiring series for divers and photographers alike.
Eight actresses, one woman, and whole lot of sex. Candid and seductive, Angie is determined to set the record straight about sex. As she reveals herself, layer-by-layer, she exposes the man interviewing her.
Carmen Ortiz is a self-taught illustrator from Spain with a huge talent to feel and express faces of human soul. Her hand-drawing technique, using only black and white, makes her style unique and recognizable. She can distil a personality and tell a life story with just one image.
Life is full of these magical moments with unique characters which can often can be lost because it belonged to a space in time which is quicker than an eye but luckily isn’t quicker than a camera. It’s fascinating to be able to capture these moments and bare witness to them, especially when the world around you talks so grey, as if there is no magic or uniqueness.
Ken Garduno creates wonderfully humorous illustrations using acrylic, ink, and wash. He is part of a group exhibition at West Hollywood’s Carmichael Gallery called Witnessed From Afar which opens on April 26. Garduno’s pieces are ‘generally composed in black and white, occasionally infused with vivid backgrounds of yellow or pink or his signature hint of orange and green’.
I got a tip from Deanne Cheuk that Massachusetts-based artist Dan McCarthy was creating some pretty hot prints and illustrations, and indeed he is. His work stimulates and then lulls my every sense to the point where if I look at them long enough and then close my eyes, just for one short minute, I feel transported to a place where stars are stars and clean air is something that fills you inside and outside but is not bottled in magic water. Only I then I wake up again in Brooklyn, slightly disorientated, to the sound of a raging car alarm.