Emily Stein's "Bubblegum"

Photography // Saturday, February 28, 2015
London-based photographer, Emily Stein has photographed a wide range of subjects, but we are especially fond of her playful series entitled Bubblegum. The photographer explains, “Bubblegum is a portrait series of children and teenagers shot on a beach in New York State over the Summer of 2013. The transience of youth has always been a popular theme in the history of western painting. In the symbolic language of this tradition, bubbles represent the transience of life."

Liz Nielson's abstract photograms

Photography // Friday, February 27, 2015
Using experimental darkroom techniques that apply transparent colored gels cut into objects and shapes that are then exposed to light, Liz Nielson has amassed a beautiful body of unique abstract works. Made popular by Man Ray with his “Rayographs,” Nielson process is cameraless photography described as “Photogram” and is created using light sensitive material. 

"Sylvania" by Anna Beeke

Photography // Friday, February 27, 2015
While pursuing an MFA at the School of Visual Arts in 2012, Anna Beeke began Sylania as a concentrated study of the ethereal woods of the Pacific Northwest that eventually led to a broader survey of forests across the country. 

Bricksy Is At It Again

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 27, 2015
“My favorite thing about Banksy's street art, and all of his other work, is how witty and thoughtful it is. He mixes clever humor with serious issues in a perfect balance,” says photographer Jeff Friesen. He has just come out with his second batch of Bricksy photographs using LEGO bricks recreating famous Bansky pieces and this time he's incorporated Banksy's New York residency Better Out Than In.

Romina Ressia asks “What Do You Hide”?

Photography // Thursday, February 26, 2015
In her series “What Do You Hide?”, Argentinian photographer Romina Ressia explores what people hide about their true identity in the effort to conform to social norms stemming from the desire to be accepted by all. Whether it is lifestyle preferences or physical attributes, Ressia mirrors this need to hide our true self by abstracting the human figure through the use of colorful patterned fabrics which stand in as a metaphorical camouflage. 

"Iran" by Manuel Tanner

Photography // Thursday, February 26, 2015
Manuel Tanner is a photographer currently living in Berlin. His series Iran, shares views from his time visiting the country. Though taken from an outsider's perspective, the photos in his series capture the country's capital city, Tehran, in a delicate manner, showing intimate and often serene moments.

Alejandra Carles-Tolra’s “The Bears” @ The Chazan Family Gallery

Photography // Thursday, February 26, 2015
Until February 27th, the new body of work by Spanish photographer Alejandra Carles-Tolra titled “The Bears” will be on display at the Chazan Family Gallery at Rhode Island College. The series documents the women of Brown University’s female rugby team. Carles-Tolra’s photographs examine the search for individual and group identity within the physically demanding community of rugby athletes. 

"DEAD BALL" BY CAMILLE BROWN

Photography // Wednesday, February 25, 2015
As told by the artist— “When I started this series, it was about process. I traveled from park, to community center, to elementary school to deserted lot with my ladder in the trunk of my car. I get it squared away on the free throw line, climb slowly to the fourth step and shoot three photographs of the backboard directly across from me. At first it was a little pedantic, but what was irritating soon became a labor of love, a ritual that made perfect sense to me. It was a formula; one that was safe, quiet, and clean.“

"Ponte City" by Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Juxtapoz was lucky enough to visit the Ponte City construction site in Johannesburg, South Africa with Magnum photographer Mikhael Subotzky back in 2008 as he began what would become this book collection—scratch that, this is so much more than a book: it’s an immersive archival box set of found documents, photography, essays, truly a visual history of what publishing house Steidl calls both a “ dreamland and dystopia.”

"Lost Hoops" by Adrian Skenderovic

Photography // Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Adrian Skenderovic is a Paris based photographer. His series Lost Hoops documents the run down and long forgotten basketball courts he see on his travels. Most appear homemade and in various states of disrepair but manage to avoid feeling at all sad. Brightly sunlit and surrounded by tropical plants, these courts each have their own personality and story.

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