“Every song is different. I really try to listen back to my influences.” Growing up in Brent Cross, North west London, Yogi explored music at a young age. In our sidewalk talk we chatted about his album inspiration, growing up in London, influences, the first record he bought and his biggest challenges so far.
How is modern art appreciated these days? How do we place value on art in this generation? Is art still art when nobody sees it? Or when hardly anyone gives it a “like”? Is art always dependent on being seen, being evaluate or being admired. And is art now just all about social media popularity? A kind of ranking through social media? And why have likes and the number of followers become so incredibly important?
“This is the second time I hook up with Alona for a creative fun shoot.” Shay Segev laughs. “She’s highly intelligent, calm and positive person. We decided to meet at the beach (where else?) for an unplanned summer shoot. I call it “Summer Suite” because of the light changes throughout the photoshoot. Like the mood changes in musical suite.”
With nearly five years in the making, the ongoing project “Body & Nature” by currently Oslo based artist Helena Loekkeberg explores the body in movement with nature. “My series is a long lasting search for genuine conversations between our surroundings and ourselves, where human interactions in and with nature are explored and discovered.”
“I wasted a few years on that by looking too much at what others did instead of just shooting doing my thing and let the side result of that be a style of my own.” We sat down with Amsterdam based Vincent King to talk about the magic of film, developing his own photographic style and the lifestyle of nowadays youth.
This shooting day was something special. Beatrice and Alberto celebrate their very first anniversary. They both still know exactly how they got to know each other. One does not forget such a day, right? The light flows gently into the rooms. The studio is located in Via Margutta, in the same street Audrey Hepburn stayed in the movie Roman Holiday. There is love in the air. As enchanting as in every beginning dwells a magic force.
“Although technology has become so useful for us I think it’s definitely important to practice putting your phone down and enjoying what’s around you.” The Brutalist architecture of the Barbican Estate hidden in the most inner district of London was the only appropriate location to shoot Ella – an artist and architectural student.” explains photographer Adam Laws.
Music is not only my passion, I live for it. I lay in bed at night with my eyes closed but my mind constantly working, always thinking about the next step. What to do next, how or when to put out the next song. It’s almost as if the musician’s life has always been instilled within me. I know what I have to do, I know what’s meant for me and I’ve accepted the fact early on that I was never meant for the traditional lifestyle.
Lauren Sanderson is not a new comer for having an audience for a number of years since early days with motivational speaking. The 22 year old alternative hip-hop pop artist from Fort Wayne, IN recently signed a record deal with Epic Records, moved to Los Angeles, CA. She speaks her mind on Twitter about being LGBT and we chat about her journey.
Talia smiles. And for a second, I forget the world and I smile too. We are becoming big fans of the sensual and natural work by Robert Vincze. In his third C-Heads Exclusive the London based photographer teamed up with dreamy model Talia of Profile Model Management. “The photos were taken in Hackney, London during the heatwave.
Both based in Amsterdam and longtime fans of each others’s work, photographer Kwabena Appiah-nti and luxury lingerie designer Tisja Damen joined hands to create a new truly wonderful story together in Brazil. To really capture Rio de Janeiro’s vibes and not have to hurry or plan out the shoots, Kwabena used his own girlfriend Shunyata Ossewaarde as the model.