Conceptual Directory

Gillian Hyland ; Film Stills or Dramatic Moments

Gillian Hyland creates supernatural staged images, presented as film stills or dramatic moments. Hyland’s unsettling mise-en-scene are full of sex and desire, sadness and nostalgia. Narratives that are psychologically evocative – at once sublimely theatrical yet poignant.

Sisters by Zuzu Valla

I became excited about bringing together sadness, mystery, tenderness and fragility all in women’s body language. I also love to tell story trough the pictures.

Seeking Stephanie by Evie Metz

Evie Metz was born and raised in a small town of South Florida and currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland, where she just graduated from MICA with a BFA degree. Her work has been exhibited in Baltimore, Miami, New York, and Oklahoma.

Home Away by Deb Schwedhelm

The military family is a unique and often misunderstood subculture. Through the years, Deb has been exploring the concept of how “home” is defined, when displaced so frequently within this community and culture.

WO·MAN:Place by Lesia Maruschak

WO·MAN: Place points to a symbolic experience. Maruschak was captivated by the garment’s apparent beauty; yet, its materiality – frayed edges, bleeding dyes, and yellowing fabric – spoke to her of memory making, ritual and place.

Translation by Nicole Campanello

Nicole Campanello is an artist working in staged photography. A visual storyteller by nature, Nicole creates narrative images based on her life experiences as a means of exploring and understanding herself and the world around her.

Wardrobe Snacks by Kelsey Mcclellan

Wardrobe Snacks, a series created by Michelle Maguire (art direction and styling) and Kelsey McClellan (photography), a collaborative duo known as Terrence Caviar, was inspired by diners lacking the luxury of being seated at a table.

Handle with Care by Federico Massimiliano Mozzano

Wars, youth revolutions, financial crises, money spent on arms,the privatization of water and other common goods, art and culture cut off in favor of ignorance, political media, these are just a few aspects of Italian and world politics that is repeated.

Detachment by Nicolas Dhervillers

In Detachment, the new photographic series by Nicolas Dhervillers, nature is frozen, cloaked in frosty white. Roads lead to the unknown or disappear round sharp bends. Forests resemble jungles.

Figures and Incidents by Elvira Kolerova

Elvira Kolerova is a Russian-born photographer who currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She holds a master’s degree in American Studies from the Humboldt University of Berlin and is studying fine art photography at the moment.

Lov’yer by Marta Kochanek

The world witnesses love between people of all nationalities and races. This planet gives room to those attracted to people of the same, opposite and both genders. It is how this world is constructed. It is how it always was.

Moon by Andrea Torres Balaguer

Torres Balaguer creates pictures that suggest stories and invites the spectator to interpret them. She is searching and experimenting with the boundaries between reality and fiction.

The Act by Julia Fullerton-Batten

In this project I examine the lives of female sex-workers, women who choose to earn their living by exploiting their bodies as escorts, dominatrices, porn actresses, web cam and live sex and peep show performers, striptease, lap dancing artistes, or sexual surrogates as therapy for clients, and transgender people.

Olympe Tits : Visual Artist

Olympe Tits is a self-taught photographer. Born in Marseille, 3rd April 1992, she has now settled in Antwerp, Belgium. She combines this with a life as a contemporary dancer, teaching at the Royal Ballet school of Antwerp and choreographing for dance-theatre pieces.

Matilde Pernille ; Conceptual Photography

This photo series is a collection of old and new pictures, taken between 2014 and 2017. The later years I have been drawn to a darker mood in my working, and it’s not so clean either, like my earlier photography.

Through the noise by Daria Amaranth

“Through the noise: voices, shades, reflections” is my new series of conceptual and fine art photographs which can be viewed separately but they are also parts of the whole story.