Inmidst of hazy autumn days we take a slight detour back to a warm summer remembrance somewhere in France with photographer Agathe Karsenti and model Laura Bensadoun. “I wanted to build a set that would bring another image of summer than the one by the Mediterranean sea we all picture and would have an old French wild spirit kind of vibe. Laura embodies this image in my mind.”
“Solidarity can be the best gift for Iranian men and women at this time in history.” Iranian artist and women’s rights activist Golazin Ardestani aka Gola grew up in Iran but now lives exiled in London and Los Angeles. We talked to her about the Iranian morality police, where she get’s the strength to keep fighting and what each of us can do for change.
“This story was made simply out of the joy of creating, as a collaboration between me and the model Julie.” tells us photographer Kathrine Gulla about her new series starring Julie. The photos of Paris based photographer are nostalgic, raw and make you feel the days under the sun.
Rob McCall and Corey Jordan are All Poets & Heroes. The essence of the band is to immerse themselves in deeply human reflections, the highs and lows of life. They digest questions that all of us have and the answers we are all after through their music and over the last 2 years, they’ve written and recorded their 2-part EP “Colorful Lungs”, trying to make sense of the world around them as well as the emotions inside.
And so we linger over dreams of tranquil ocean days while looking at the timeless black and white and charming soft colouring images of photographer Daniel Cruz, picturing model Amy Lundman who is with Massardo Model Management, and radiates a sense of calm.
Music festivals are where you go to escape reality and detach yourself from your every day stresses and ILLfest did not disappoint. Not to mention, Austin, Texas was the perfect location for it with its southern charm and comforting ambience. The acts consisted of Cheat Codes, Louis the Child, Slander, Tsu Nami, Mija, Wax Motif, Madeon, Jai Wolf, Griz, Getter, and Kayzo.
Roberto Gramostini´s new series, reminds us of the bloom of the world, the beauty that one is surrounded by and can be found in another such details. It is reminiscent of the niceties we sometimes only notice when we are on holidays, an ode to luscious life when recognizing what constitutes beauty.
The new single from the Berlin-based singer and songwriter Eveline tries to explore these sides of life. “We all feel pressure. We take pills to boost our performance. With little sleep and lots of work we bury our wishes under a shiny surface of broken glass.” And she connects the story with love, which is often no less a rush of passion and pain. Impressively, the track builds up slowly into an electronic synth sounds storm, exciting and unexpected.
“Gorgeous Adrianne Parkhouse and I made the last minute decision to spend the weekend in Paris. We arrived and instantly felt at home.” tells us photographer Dwayn Evans. “We fell in love with the monuments, the language, the fashion and alluring attitude, down to small architectural details, our apartment balcony, and the heavenly smell of the bakery below us.”
Savannah Angela is an artist and photographer based in Barcelona, Spain. Her projects revolve around consciousness and sustainability; touching on themes of embodiment and connection to our material world through a connection to nature, creation of habitat, and the mystery of the creative process.
Dublin based singer and songwriter Christian Cohle stays true to his captivating style and has released another audiovisual masterpiece. “Another Life” is the soundtrack of life, and the accompanied video a firework of cinematic colors, emotional scenes evoking nostalgic and compelling feelings.
“Naomi has been riding horses since she can remember and this summer she visited the small town where I spend the summer.” tells us photographer Pablo Gil García about his new series. A wonderful set that gives us an impressive landscape, wildness and the feeling of freedom.
“The idea behind this series was to convey the feeling of breathing in the joy of summer for one more day and smell the fragrance of flowers before the breeze intensifies and clouds invade, erasing summer fantasies.” tells us photorgapher Paolina Stadler about her C-Heads Exclusive starring Tara Mali. A potpourri of colourful flowers, a gorgeous Tara and nostalgic dreams.
“The EP is a crash course on how to fall in and out of love. From ‘The season’, which I wrote in a state of euphoria after putting myself back into the dating scene, to the bitter recollection of a relationship I’d left in ‘Cloud 9’. It’s a bit of an epiphany, realising that someone can almost make you feel twice the person you were without them, hence the concept of ‘I only ever felt half as much’”.
Cozy moments, chopping wood, and bright sunshine. In this series, photographer Lauris Kalnins celebrates the joys of country life with model Patricija Paze. Together they spent some time in beautiful Latvia this summer – enjoy the breeze of fresh country air.