Twenty-one portfolios have been selected by our twelve jury members: Chris Boot, Christian Caujolle, Guillaume Clavière, David Fahey, David Friend, Philippe Garner, Tim Jefferies, Jean-Luc Monterosso, Magnus Naddermier, Jérôme Neutres, Sam Stourdzé and Olga Sviblova. Now it’s time...
08.12.2012[ read full story ]
This project is called B & W TV (Black and White TV), is referring to people living in the suburbs of the metropolitan area of Porto Alegre, capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The project consists of scrap through television to give an identity to these people in need of attention i...
16.06.2012[ read full story ]
There is a 1000 square kilometer no man’s land surrounding the Fukushima nuclear power plant. This dead zone is undoubtedly the most brutal and visible trace of the nuclear accident. More than 110,000 people had to pack their bags and leave ghost towns behind them.
12.05.2012[ read full story ]
This series — shot in the fall of 2011 in a temporary food court set up inside Beijing’s Olympic Park — reveals a visually and viscerally overloaded fast-food culture that may make some mouths water and other bellies ache. Concentrating on the saturated visual displays of the foo...
31.03.2012[ read full story ]
With Paris, artist Justin Winz is presenting his second book, following the sold out debut „American Detail“, from 2008. The self-published artist book will have its international launch at the „Paris Photo“ art fair in the Grand Palais in Paris this november, in collaboration with the in...
03.12.2011[ read full story ]
I was born in 1970 in Bucharest, immigrated in 1985 to Israel. Before, during and after my graduation from the Art Academy's photography department in Jerusalem I worked for many different European book publishers, magazines and newspapers, while a couple of my projects were exhibited wor...
09.06.2012[ read full story ]
Air travel once was a matter of luxury. Decades ago considered a miracle, flying commercial aviation now is regarded to be as usual as taking a bus. Nowadays, it is a part of our routine, which constantly reveals itself in new faces. Advertising aura of commercial av...
14.07.2012[ read full story ]
«A Memorial For Today» is a reflection on how we pass our days and spend our most private moments in utter passivity, a chronic passivity we have apparently invited of our own accord. Our acceptance of this passive lifestyle has led us to turn a blind eye on other alternatives, tak...
01.09.2012[ read full story ]
In a society full of prying eyes like ours, everyone can become both spectator and actor in the quotidian spectacle. Choreographed crowds transit the nameless global city in their daily commuting where self-absorbed pedestrians experience the paradox of public space; between anonymity and scru...
28.07.2012[ read full story ]
I am a 27 year old photographer; I grew up in France and moved to New York about 5 years ago. As I didn't have a natural aptitude for painting or drawing; I was drawn to photography, as the camera became my brush to portray the beauty that I witnessed.
05.11.2011[ read full story ]
Robert Ellis was born in Dublin in 1984 and is a graduate of MFA Photography in the University of Ulster, Belfast. His photography, which has been exhibited in Ireland and abroad, often deals with the notion of “home”. Working with small rural communities, his photographs rely on inherent or l...
05.11.2011[ read full story ]
Photographic works generally documenting the American social landscape. Particular interests include issues of land use and the environment, documentation and preservation of the architecture of the recent past, and documentary projects to create visual records in the manner of national...
21.01.2012[ read full story ]
I started making images about my family on a regular basis upon completing my course in the School of Theology in Singapore. It was also around that time that I started having a sneaky suspicion that the reason why I have always felt the need to create is because I was first created by an uncreate...
25.03.2012[ read full story ]
In the spring of 1861, William H. Mumler, a distinguished jeweler’s engraver turned photographer captured the first Spirit Photograph. This was not necessarily the first photograph of its kind, but the first recorded in history with claims of visually reproducing the dead in the form ...
15.09.2012[ read full story ]
As American Falls fades from my life, I find myself vainly attempting to lock it's memory to a position of tenderness and beauty--backdropped by allergy ridden summers and iced over winters; of cleaning steamy french fry furnaces one hour, and frigid potato freezers the next.
14.01.2012[ read full story ]
"To inhabit is to be at home everywhere" (Situationist slogan)
The photos and videos composing the work in progress series “Ludic Art Exercises”, commenced in 2005, intend to capture the power of playful occupation of the urban space by its inhabitants. The idea behind the proje...
25.08.2012[ read full story ]
In a region of Belgium situated between two rivers (the Sambre and the Meuse), a tradition that has disappeared in other parts of the country has been strangely preserved over the centuries. From May to the end of Autumn, each entity in the region gets its religious relics out in th...
04.08.2012[ read full story ]
I see the life as a patchwork, assembled of numerous unique, irregular and often controversial pieces of circumstances and choices. You can arrange what appears to be unpleasant at first glance into a beautiful composition. You can mix up pretty elements to create a piece of knick-k...
14.04.2012[ read full story ]
Ripped open buses, turned over earth, exploded cars and, here and there, overequipped soldiers, rooted to the spot, proudly showing off their heavy weapons. And then suddenly everything comes alive. They crawl, shoot, run. They kill and die. But not for real!
19.05.2012[ read full story ]
The colorful seductive nature of cosmetics act to mask, conceal and deceive while drawing attention to the surface and the superficial. By emphasizing both the facade of glamour and the physicality of the body I am interested in what can be revealed through these surfaces.
13.10.2012[ read full story ]
Cairo. Like the scenery in an unfinished film noir, a stage deserted by its actors. Silence reigns and holds all in suspense. Neon lights trouble the dusty ambiance of the sleeping city as it sinks into the agonizing stillness of the night.
31.12.2011[ read full story ]
Performing Forms is a collection of photographs and videos produced simultaneously by Franck Olivas as part of a cycle of “photo-choreographic” performances created in Spring 2011 in Monaco. Dancers and musicians were invited to improvise on themes before a variety of set pie...
11.02.2012[ read full story ]
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