The Defaced and Obscured Portraits of Stepan Chubaev

Stepan Chubaev's work is anything but classic portraiture. Rather than capturing his subjects in a soft and flattering light, he presents their features boldly and bizarrely, often with highly saturated colours and overexposed light. Chubaev hails from the cultural capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg. Born in 1999, Chubaev has made some impressive feats as an … Continue reading The Defaced and Obscured Portraits of Stepan Chubaev

Pastel Melancholy with Violeta Parisi

Violeta Parisi is a nineteen-year-old photographer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She became interested in photography when she was quite young, which prompted her to begin taking photography courses and purchase her first camera. Parisi explains that after getting a handle on digital photography, she shifted her gaze to film photography. By using a variety of … Continue reading Pastel Melancholy with Violeta Parisi

Pondering Time and Collective Experience in Creative Duo Kirra Kimbrell and Rachel King’s ‘From Here’

The project titled From Here was collected, shot and curated by Kirra Kimbrell and Rachel King. The text is a collaboration by both women, and the images are shot by them and also include found photographs from a family archive. I don’t recall the day you were born but I remember the space you’ve created every moment … Continue reading Pondering Time and Collective Experience in Creative Duo Kirra Kimbrell and Rachel King’s ‘From Here’

Where the Great Lakes Leap to the Sea by Sarah Smith

At first glance, Sarah Smith's series of photos appear simply to be snapshots from a trip to Niagara falls. However, upon taking a deeper look, they are a careful selection of images encompassing both the deeply personal, and the largely universal nature of recreational travel. In Smith's own words: "The project began with an interest … Continue reading Where the Great Lakes Leap to the Sea by Sarah Smith

Turning the Ordinary into the Extraordinary with Wendy Morgan

Wendy Morgan's work is not exactly what we would call "easy viewing". In contrast to some recent features that have focused on soft tones, grainy textures and muted colours, Morgan's work is bold, bright, and decidedly stark. Although Morgan's work is largely centred around inanimate objects, she has a way of bringing them vividly to … Continue reading Turning the Ordinary into the Extraordinary with Wendy Morgan

A Conversation with Austrian Photographer Karl Hoedl

With a natural eye for capturing thought-provoking images and a formal education in photography, Karl Hoedl has created an exceptional collection of photographic works. From his eye-catching and serene "Thirty-four parking lots", to works that capture intimate content like "The Anniversary Year", Hoedl has worked on a variety of projects and been featured in numerous exhibitions. … Continue reading A Conversation with Austrian Photographer Karl Hoedl