A Love Affair. Devoting your time with heart and soul to something you love can unveil elusive energy, undreamt possibilities. This issue we dedicate to passion. The passion and love…
The festival didn’t stop there and brought the likes of huge mainstream acts like Megan Thee Stallion and Lil Uzi Vert to top off the festivities. Insomniac continues to take things to the next level each year to create an unforgettable experience even for the most inebriated of ravers!
Benjamin Audour got his first video camera as a birthday present at the age of 14. And that was also the beginning of his love for film and photography. Together with model Dana Breeman of Mademoiselle Agency he made a trip to the sea by boat. And returned with a beautiful series that lets us be part of the Ibiza summer. Hair and make up done by Giusi Ferrato.
We all know that time is relative. At times unbearable minutes can feel like hours and wonderful hours often seem no more than a flap of a butterfly’s wings. This is how the new song and video by Dublin based artist Luke Walsh, aka Walshy feels like to me. An ode to time and feelings. We talked to him about his new single “Long Time”, the foundation of his contentment and his favorite childhood memory.
“Maria Camila and I are always looking to create captivating images and discover new places together. This time we wanted to be surrounded by sand, sweat and sea water for our first vacation of the year and get away from the cold chaos of the capital. What better place than on a coral island?” tells us Deivi García about his new set starring beauty Maria Camila Samudio.
“Sofja invited me to stay with her in Germany. She lives in Berlin. She is not a model, but I really like her face and attitude.” tells us 25 year old photographer Karina Yudina. This lovely series was created when she traveled around Europe and was inspired by the European building interiors and aesthetic. Together with Sofja she spent some time in a charming old apartment and explored the neighbourhood.
“We have everything, that’s breakfast!” was the motto of the first shooting with the 23 year young successful model, artist and actress Wiktoria Gąsiewska of Polish photographer Miron Chomacki. “The title is quite enigmatic as it has some insides to it. We will not reveal everything, after all, you don’t say everything after the second date” she laughs. We wonder what it all might be, and in the meantime enjoy the classy pictures.
If someone asked me what makes a “real” musician in my eyes, I would probably just give L.A. Salami as an answer. Born in Peckham, to a Nigerian mother and absent father, he spent the first years of his life with a foster family. And probably this shaped him for life. You get a look at things from a different perspective, and it’s a lifelong search for all the forms of love.
Jemima Marriot is a photographer that lives inside a vintage trailer from the 1970s in beautiful Hampstead, London. Besides being behind the camera, she enjoys sound healing, tarot cards and finding solace in nature. She is best known for her engaging portraits, particularly of celebrities, which often feature subjects in fun settings and moods. She describes her creative process as messy, raw and flowing. Inspiring us that the river of life is flowing to us at every moment.
“I had the chance to meet Chloé in June thanks to a personal photography project which led me to Nice.” tells us Mélodie Roux-Dufort about her C-Heads Exlusive debut series. An outstandingly beautiful series that enchants us with the natural beauty of Chloé Bechini of Mademoiselle Agency and the small sweet fragments of life.
And who does not dream of spending the summer here? “We live next to Sitges and throughout the year we dream of spending our days here. Between its white houses and its dream beaches… I can’t think of a better place.” tells us photographer Oliver Martin about his newest C-Heads Exclusive starring gorgeous Mimi Badía of VDM Model Management.
“And people always change…” sings Alice alias Al Costelloe into the vividly colored phone. And the London born musician and songwriter knows what she is talking about. At 17 she signed her first record deal as half of shoegaze two-piece ‘Big Deal’. The second half was her love. And the list of successes in the following years is long.
“When the first warm days arrive I always look for some place to escape.” tells us Polish photographer Klaudia Żupnik. “This time I went to Portugal, Nazare. I spent there three long and lazy months during which I asked Juliana Ramos to pose for me.
“I want to be remembered for helping people and putting people on, teaching people, helping my friends, help my family. Just being nice, genuine. That’s what I’d like to be known for.” During our “sidewalk talk” interview, Softest Hard speaks about her work ethic, the importance of generosity, and how showing gratitude has positively impacted her perspective on life. Her positive mindset radiates inspiration to everyone around her.
“During the summer time Marica and I love to hang out by the lake and make the most of the weather. Luckily we were able to shoot and spend some time at a lake house here in Ontario that has a stunning view of the lake.”
While the wind is tenderly blowing through the curtain, my thoughts drift into the depths of Pinky Perzelle’s new song ‘No Games’ featuring Eda Eren. The vibrant mix of Turkish, funky, electronic and instrumental elements blend together to become a wonderful calm piece of art that leaves you feeling relaxed and satisfied.