Gregory Halpern's "In-Progress Work from California”

Photography // Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Since 2008 photographer Gregory Halpern has been collecting Californian scenes and portraits for his upcoming book, set to publish with J&L books sometime next year. Tentatively, the series is titled “In-Progress Work from California”. The images are of a lyric-documentary style and show both awe and respect for the subjects depicted, gleaming in the infamous California light.

Ralph Ziman’s “Ghosts”

Photography // Tuesday, August 12, 2014
In his series “Ghosts”, South African artist Ralph Ziman draws inspiration from the arms trade and the civilians that are killed as a result of it. In the series, Ziman explains, “I had six Zimbabwean artists use traditional African beads and wire to manufacture several hundred replica beaded guns like AK-47s, and several replica beaded general purpose machine guns (GPMGs), along with ammunition. 

I am Walé Respect Me

Photography // Monday, August 11, 2014
Having grown up in the Democratic Replublic of the Congo, photographer Patrick Willocq works to depict the country he loves in a way that provides the viewer with an intimate glimpse into the tribal traditions that are still being practices in DR Congo. In his series “I am Walé Respect Me”, Willocq creates a visual narrative describing the stories of multiple Walés (primiparous nursing mothers). 

Video: Self Evident Truths

Photography // Sunday, August 10, 2014
iO Tillett Wright’s project The Self Evident Truths is a photographic document of 10,000 people in the USA that identify as anything other than 100% straight – as in, if you are anywhere on the LGBTQ spectrum in any way, even 1% gay, they want to take your picture!

Jen Kinney's "City Under One Roof"

Photography // Saturday, August 09, 2014
Supported by a grant from the Alaska Humanities Forum and by the Dorthea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize through the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Jen Kinney’s “City Under One Roof” is a documentary project on Whittier, Alaska: a town of 200 residents and only accessible through a 2.6 mile long tunnel that closes at night.

Amanny Ahmad's "Perpetual Motion" @ Slow Culture, Los Angeles

Photography // Friday, August 08, 2014
Bi-coastal multidisciplinary artist, Amanny Ahmad will be exhibiting new paintings, photography and site specific installation at Slow Culture Gallery in Los Angeles that opens tonight. 

Jordane Prestrot's "Discrets Phenomenes"

Photography // Friday, August 08, 2014
“We can re-enchant the world”, says Jordane Prestrot, a multidisciplinary artist based out of Alsace, Guebwiller, France. His series Discrets phenomenes is an attentive look at different forms of energy, in the cosmic sense of the word. Circles and pathways form portholes, coaxing viewers in to experience the phenomena which Prestrot has found. 

New work from Daniel Arnold

Photography // Friday, August 08, 2014
Using just an Iphone and Instagram, New York street photographer, Daniel Arnold has created quite the buzz and controversy over the last few years with his in-your-face images of the eclectic inhabitants of the Rotten Apple. 

The work of Kyler Zeleny

Photography // Thursday, August 07, 2014
Kyler Zeleny is a self-proclaimed ‘Canadian visual sociologist’. An engaging thinker and photographer, the title may explain his interest in addressing space, environments, and consciousness. His ongoing series of landscapes are created with a modified film camera, twisting at the center of the image where the direction of the landscape reverses. 

Nude Alphabet by Anastasia Mastrakouli

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 07, 2014
Highlighting the dialectical relationship between anatomy and visual art, Greek artist Anastasia Mastrakouli used the nude human form in various compositions to spell out the alphabet. View the entire alphabet after the jump...

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