"In Dreams" by Petros Koublis

Photography // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Petros Koublis was born in 1981 and is based in both New York and Athens. His relationship with photography started in 2000, after having dedicated some years in painting. He studied photography in Athens and participated in a series of seminars on the history of photography, being mostly developing his style through a constant personal exploration. 

“Kiss my Blood”

Photography // Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Artist Giulia Bersani, created the series “Kiss my Blood” as a commission for B-type Jewels. The series features red tones and dark, grainy imagery. According to Bersani “The human feeling of love and, sometimes, the genetic information exchange taking place in front of the camera unites the protagonists of the kiss. The blood group brings out their individuality.”

Richard & Famous

Photography // Monday, October 19, 2015
Richard Simpkins may possibly be the king of self-portrait snapshots when speaking on the genre of posing with international celebrities. Starting at the young age of 15 in 1989, Simpkins has since amassed a collection of over 2,000 photographs that include a diverse range of iconic celebrity figures. The Australian photographer credits his interest to the days of waiting outside of sport game locker rooms to collect autographs. 

NSFW: Collages by Eric T. White

Photography // Monday, October 19, 2015
After compiling a collection of snapshots taken from around the world while assisting other photographers and not having a place for them to go, New York-based photographer, Eric T. White, chose to cut up the images and create something different. With a Dadaist, pop art feel and dreamlike qualities, White’s vibrant nude collages create sculptural forms with appealing compositions. 

video: Japan's Yakuza: Inside the syndicate

Photography // Sunday, October 18, 2015
In 2011, Belgian photographer Anton Kuster was allowed entry into one of Japan’s Yakuza families. Over two years, he captured the lives of those living in this elusive underworld.

video: portrait on Beijing photographer Ren Hang

Photography // Saturday, October 17, 2015
When looking through new work from Beijing-based photographer, Ren Hang the other day, we discovered an interesting video that gives some insight and context to photographer’s process. Typically not saying much about himself, Hang does reveal that he was arrested for his photography, that many of his shows have been shut down swiftly by police and occasionally his prints will be spit on. 

"Never Going Home" @ Ed. Varie, New York

Photography // Friday, October 16, 2015
Curated by Katie McCurdy and Kathy Lo, Never Going Home is a catalogue of adventure, nostalgia, and what it feels like to be 'home'. Published by Ed. Varie, Never Going Home is a 72 page full color perfect bound book and features the photography of artists, Marcelo Gomes, Todd Jordan, Maia Ruth Lee, Kathy Lo, Katie McCurdy, and Ysa Perez. 

"Slapdash Supercars" by Max Siedentopf

Photography // Thursday, October 15, 2015
Roaming the streets at night, photographer Max Siedentopf carefully selects various cars to transform with his custom made cardboard automobile accessories that include spoilers, curtains, fenders, wraps and exhausts. Photographing them after their upgraded alternations, Siedentopf then removes his alterations, leaving the car back in its original condition. 

170,000 Photos Of The Great Depression Now Online

Photography // Thursday, October 15, 2015
Yale recently was able to make is easier to browse and explore the 170,000 of the photographs taken during the Great Depression and World War II for the Farm Security Administrations. Many of the photographs, taken by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein, helped shape "the visual culture of the era both in its moment and in American memory." 


Photography // Wednesday, October 14, 2015
In part of the ongoing Pratt Photography Lectures series, Zanele Muholi will be speaking on her work at the Brooklyn Campus, which is open free to the public and will be held on October 21, 2015. Zanele Muholi was born in Umlazi, Durban and currently lives in Johannesburg.


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