Brighton wasn’t exactly the coolest place in England. “A lot of old people, mum!” So Taylor wasn’t too excited to visit her Grandma for the weekend, as a London girl, the seaside town wasn’t what she was looking for.
The quintessential trait of the mundane is, of course, its lack of spectacle. It is recognizable to us, familiar, in its plainness and with its non-event-character. Due to those alleged properties it is a world that gets all too willingly labeled boring and banal.
I try to hold tight on my photographs what I felt during my journeys, the intuition of a nativeness. Maybe it is the mystical idea from the beginning of humans, an original relationship between human and nature
Wiebke Bosse is always looking for unseen, ephemeral moments and situations.At the Cercle Suédois during Paris fashion week, she had the incredible chance of shooting in the inspirational mess inside Alfred Nobel’s former office.
Cities, like people, have a personality. It is this personality that makes them unique and distinguishable. It might help us to read and comprehend a city or we might get challenged, confused or overwhelmed by it.
22 years ago, Srebrenica (UN-protected) was attacked and captured by the Army of Republika Srpska under Ratko Mladić. Following the town’s capture, all the men “of fighting age” who fell into Bosnian Serb hands were massacred in a systematically organized series of summary executions.
During a walk on Normandy in the direction of the coast, I saw on a hill a small camp of Roma who had a rest there with their horse-drawn caravans. My desire to photograph a Rome family began to happen.
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.
Hellerau Festival Theatre, built in 1911 as a school of Rhythmics, is today the location of HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts, Dresden. Following an eventful history – in the 1930s it served as a military camp; later the Soviet army used it as their barracks
This project is a multilayered one. First I was thinking about how I could raise money for Deseret Community School in Uganda with the tool of art and preferably in collaboration with the children of the school itself.
In September 2016 a new Photographic Documentation (an ongoing project) guided Oliver Weber through the remnants of old Yugoslavia – to commemorate 16 years without a major attempted genocide in the Balkans.
Bangladesh is urbanising fast. Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh and a megacity of 17 million people (with upto 60% living in the slums), is pulling rural migrants faster and larger than any other city in the country.
“Mountainland” surveys the lives and societies of upland Southeast Asia with reference to the geographical and socio-scientific concept of Zomia, which understands the region as culturally different from the respective dominant lowland societies and tries to challenge the widespread perception
I had the strong desire to become one of them, without knowing that the actual lived stereotype in the self choosen gilded cage in the theater retrieves desillusioning banalities and routines as well as psychic hyperesthesia due to powerfull and deep passions.
Actually I don’t have any special Camera Bag. As a street and documentary photographer I prefer to travel anonymously, not wanting to be recognized as a photographer. As a general rule, I drift along on the streets; things don’t come to me at a hectic pace or in a rush
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.
Alkersum (5 Mar – 18 Jun 2017) The black-and-white works of the Hamburg photographer Herbert Dombrowski (1917 ̶ 2010) offer a subtle and captivating look at everyday life in the Hamburg districts of Altona and St Pauli in the 1950s.
Remagen (19 Feb – 20 May 2017) World-famous of course in his own right as a musician and composer, Bryan Adams has established a formidable reputation for himself over the past decade as a photographer of international repute.
Though many Roma were born e.g. in Serbia or have lived in Serbia for decades, many continue to be unsuccessful in proving their identity, registering their birth or acquiring citizenship and are ‘Legally Invisible’.
Collages have fascinated Matthias Jung ever since he was a child. It all began in the photo lab of his father. With scissors and glue, the rst fantastic build- ings were made. Basically, he doesn’t do anything differently nowadays.
MagLau has just released his new book Fetish Ballad with German publisher Verlag Kettler. It is the result of a three years’ road trip into the underground world of Tokyo, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels and Berlin.
The flavor of Popcorn is blowing through the historic circus wagons – probably every other text about the visit to a circus starts with these words. I am smiling, but it is the first thing that I am sensing, too.
For Dutch photographer Peter Kemp the storytelling element is essential in his photography. “It has to be open to different interpretations, making people look more carefully at the picture, triggering them to create stories from it.”
This year one of my biggest dreams came true – I met wild horses. I mean I literally stood in between large herds surrounded by prying, gentle animals. Contrary to my expectation to meet animals which are wild and untamed, I found trust, love and pure curiosity.
The In focus galerie was founded in 1990 und shows photography in its whole range, classic journalistic-, portrait-, staged-, concept-, nude- and architecture photography (vintage and later prints) from 1945 up to today.
Ralph Gräf was born in southern Bavaria and spent most of your life in Munich. To me a printed version of a photo should always be the final product, it is so much better than watching photos on a computer screen or even a telephone.
It launched in Berlin, his hometown for 40 years, but then he extended this kind of photography to other citys. For this series he use exclusive analogue film material in both dimensions (35mm and 6×6) and only b&w.