Archives for posts tagged ‘portrait’

Simon Berg

Simon Berg Work from APAN ÄR RÄDD. You can buy the book here. “An intense portrayal of a seemingly meaningless everyday life. But these intimate close-ups show us something other than just eternally recurring routines. For out of the cracks from the civilized facade seeps another story forward, the story of a life where every […]

Michael Vahrenwald

Michael Vahrenwald Work from Winter Landscapes. “All of the images are of doctor prescribed depression therapy light boxes, shot on an 18% “photo gray” backdrop. The prints are traditional gelatin silver prints shot with a 5×7 camera. Each image is titled after the object itself: New Horizons Ultralight, Sunbox jr and Nu-You are just some […]

Colleen Plumb

Colleen Plumb Work from Animals are Outside Today. “I began this project in 1997 looking at ‘fake nature’, wondering what substitutions for nature can satisfy in people. Looking deeper I began photographing real animals and how they can be a link for us to a world far from the reality and pace of contemporary life, […]

Paula Muhr

Paula Muhr Work from Tata. “Through the work “Tata” I investigate various modes of representation and role models which we internalise in such an extent that they inform our subjectivity. I turn my father (Serbian: tata) into a kind of amateur fashion model asking him to pose for me in his favourite clothes. He dresses […]

Lucia Ganieva

Lucia Ganieva Work from Attendants of Hermitage and Factory. Attendants of Hermitage is a series of portraits of docents from the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg with their favorite work of art. Factory – “A series of photographs made in a textile factory in the town of Ivanovo, some 275 km north-east of Moscow. The […]

Mickey Smith

Mickey Smith Work from Collocations and Belive You Me. _______________________________ Volume documents bound periodicals and journals in public libraries. Most of these publications are being replaced by their online counterparts. Several titles photographed in the process of this project have been destroyed. Searching endless rows of utilitarian text, I am struck by the physical mass […]

Andrew Bush

Andrew Bush Work from Vector Portraits. I can’t recall where or when I first encountered this work, but today is a good day for it. You can buy the book here. “A century ago, the first affordable, mass-produced automobile rolled off assembly lines: the Model T. Sensing it would spark a social revolution, its creator, […]

Giles Revell

Giles Revell Work from Photo Fit. The PDF of the project, complete with interviews and an introduction is here. Read it. “Photofit: In providing each sitter with the same tools – a 1970s police Photofit kit, the process by which they created their self-portrait was democratized; the immediate, tactile qualities of the kit enabling them […]

Odette England

Odette England Work from Attentional Landscapes. “The Ishihara Colour Test is the most common clinical test for colour blindness in humans. But, like mirages and memories, the circles of randomised dots are just optical phenomena. In this series, Odette England undertakes quasi-scientific experiments in manipulating the intended meaning and function of family photographs. Selectively and […]

Miles Collyer

Miles Collyer Work from Track Top Masks and For Lauren. There was not enough space to post his other bodies of work as well, but you should go to his website to see the wide range of solid work. ____________________ “For Lauren is a mail-art edition that was sent to 50 individuals in February, 2006. […]