Digital, Photography, Rhys Mason, Uncategorized

Kira Braden Steps Lightly Across the Threshold Into “Grandfather’s House” and Beckons us to Follow

A grandparent’s house is a treasured haven. It is a domain removed from the drama of the childhood home, but still intimately familial. For the lucky ones, the grandfamily can be a constant second port of call, one step removed from the web of responsibilities and expectations owed amongst immediate kin. We enter Grandfather’s House near the […]

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Digital, Mixed Media, Photography, Rhys Mason, Uncategorized

An Expression of Flair with Sergei Sviatchenko

Vulgaris had the pleasure to interview Sergei Sviatchenko, a Ukrainian-born collager, photographer, painter, filmmaker, and fashion designer who now calls Denmark his home. A provocateur in the world of contemporary art, Sviatchenko’s collages and paintings have been exhibited in Denmark, Austria, Germany, Italy, France, England, Canada, and the United States, and featured in magazines like Dazed […]

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Photography, Rhys Mason, Uncategorized

People In The Dunes by Andrejs Strokins

Andrejs Strokins is a fine art, journalistic, commercial, and documentary photographer living and working in Latvia. Despite initially dreaming of becoming an architect, Strokins made his way to photography after falling in love with the lifestyle associated with art. He worked for a while as a photographer for a news agency, but found himself too […]

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Digital, Photography, Rhys Mason, Uncategorized

Jada White Presents Powerful Compositions in Her Series Snakes Motto

Since the photograph was first hailed as an inherently realistic medium, photographic style has oscillated between meticulous composition and serendipitous capture. That initial confidence fluttered as photographers discovered early methods of manipulation and mimicked painting styles to self-consciously declare artistic merit. The pendulum swung back with the advent of portable cameras that snap shots without subjects’ knowledge; having the option to do so, photographers cherished dirty, grimy, “real” life.

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Digital, Photography, Rhys Mason, Uncategorized

LS X by Luca Tombolini

Luca Tombolini’s LS (short for landscape study) series shows the raw beauty abounding deserted, abandoned places in the world. LS X captures his foray into the American west. In the tenth installment, Tombolini knows his photography well. The artist sets out alone with the essentials: food, water, transportation, and a large-format camera. Weeks later, when […]

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Digital, Mixed Media, Photography, Rhys Mason

POP POP POP by Anne-Sophie Landou

POP POP POP is an apt name for Anne-Sophie Landou’s series, which modifies popular imagery and forms to challenge the status and effects of those symbols. If you’ll allow it: she pops pop with pop. Landou’s technique reimagines previously captured images by manipulating them to different effects. Changes to the colour palette are common, often […]

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