video: Day19 - Jeremy and Claire Weiss

Photography // Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Like Knows Like is an ongoing documentary project that focuses on creative’s, their lives and struggles. A few years back they did an episode on Los Angeles-based photographers, Jeremy and Claire Weiss of DAY19 and got their full story of how they got to where they are now. A really good watch for up and coming photographers in need of inspiration.

"Devil's Promenade" by Lara Shipley & Antone Dolezal

Photography // Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Devil’s Promenade is a collaborative project between Antone Dolezal and Laura Shipley who both hail from the Oazarks located in the Midwest. Using folklore to inform their work combined with oral history, fictional stories, found ephemera and video, these two created a three part book series entitled Spook Light Chronicles. 

Guido Argentini's Silver Series of Nude Portraits

Erotica // Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Guido Argentini is an Italian photographer, famous for his photographic portraits of women. He was born in Florence, Italy, and studied medicine for three years before turning professionally to photography—a background that comes through in the exquisite anatomy of his nude portraits. In his Silver Series of 2009, he uses silver paint on dancers to emphasize the form of the body. 

"Two Rivers" by Carolyn Drake

Photography // Monday, July 20, 2015
Over the course of four years, photographer Carolyn Drake documented the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers from their endpoints to the source, creating a captivating and emotional body of work called Two Rivers. This region of focus for the photographer stretches from the western edge of China across Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, spanning a distance of 2,500km. 

"My Dakota: Photographs by Rebecca Norris Webb" @ The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

Photography // Sunday, July 19, 2015
“They say your first death is like your first love—and you’re never quite the same afterwards,” says Rebecca Norris Webb. The artist, who has long lived in New York City, embarked in 2005 to photograph her home state of South Dakota. After one of her brothers unexpectedly died the following year, her images began to change. Tones became more muted and delicate, the palette more autumnal.

Signe Pierce’s neo reality

Photography // Saturday, July 18, 2015
Pink rules everything around Signe Pierce, as well as Neon and anything surrounding around that Miami Vice vibe. The multi-disciplinary artist based in Los Angeles has in her young age created a unique visual language using photography and video as her medium. Her “social experiment” video American Reflexx created with her partner Alli Coates, is by far her most challenging piece of work and for us difficult to watch. 

"Deeds. not words3" @ slow Culture, Los Angeles

Photography // Friday, July 17, 2015
Tonight in Los Angeles, Slow Culture gallery will be hosting Deeds, Not Words 3, a group photography exhibition with a diverse group of individuals. Explained on their website, “There are two kinds of people in this world, the do'ers and the gonna do'ers. Deeds, Not Words is photography exhibition with a very simple format, it's about doing shit, not talking it."

Lithuanian Dance Clubs by Andrew Miksys

Photography // Thursday, July 16, 2015
Andrew Miksys is a Washington-bred photographer who currently splits his time between Seattle and Vilnius, Lithuania. His series DISKO explores the anomalies of small town Lithuanian discos. Discovered on just his second trip to the country in the late 90’s, Miksys's fascination with the clubs was instantaneous. Drawn in by the lingering signs of the country’s Soviet past mixing with new youth culture, Miksys captured a glimpse of a country in transition. 

Exploring Abandoned America

Photography // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
From a young age, Matthew Christopher was fascinated by abandoned architectural spaces and the effect time had on their neglected structures. After researching the decline of the state hospital system, Christopher began pursuing his passion through photography. Seeking out locations that were falling into disrepair, Christopher explored vacant churches, abandoned asylums, and burnt theaters. 

Markus Henttonen’s “Silent Night”

Photography // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
In the series “Silent Night” by Markus Henttonen, the photographer documented brightly lit houses in L.A. during Christmastime. The photographs capture a certain ominous feeling of loneliness during a time that is commercially and culturally regarded as a time of warmth and celebration. According to Henttonen, “The stories building up in viewer’s mind are the key; the houses seem like innocent Christmas decorated family houses but the feeling in the pictures is something else. It is the glamorous and bright surface that makes the inside seems and feels even darker.”


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