“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.
“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.
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.
With our new series “An artist´s life.” we want to share the stories of the people behind the art. “In life, everything and anything can go wrong at any moment so instead of planning something ‘to a T’ I just utilize what I have in that moment. Art in general adds joy to someone’s soul, and I believe instead of making this field extremely competitive and out of reach, companies should open up more jobs and help the artists of this world grow and really make a living.”
Canada born artist Goldilox released her lead single “I love you” off her anticipated album “Very Best” shot in Paris by director G. Doubet. Sensual lyrics and catchy disco sound, the album is set to be released independently end July. We go behind the scenes with Goldilox photographed by Paris based Rasha
We go far away to find ourselves, and always return home, when we get lost. “I’d like to share with you my latest photo series about a trip to Sátoraljaújhely, a wonderful city in Hungary.” says photographer Boncz László Áron while showing us a series where he explores the sensitive bonds of ourselves, our families and of time and space.
“Laughter is that essential ingredient that binds any relationship. Everything in life changes – and that is okay. But if you don’t have someone to laugh in the face of adversity with – a comedic soulmate – then you have nothing.” Manon et Jacob are a photographic duo. “Our two pairs of eyes share one vision: shoot it as we see it.” Here is the story they have shot of each other.
Life is a journey. With its ups and downs. And what is the life of an artist? Moments full of endless creative ideas, encounters with great people, the magic of creating and creating. But also the moments of depression, of stasis. Despair and disappointment. With yourself and others. Moments of questions. Doubts. With our new series “An artist´s life.” we want to share the stories of the people behind the art and what they have to say about it.
Keitaro Cloward´s new short film takes us on a dreamy and cinematic journey exploring the question of how much everything in life is a copy of others. Starring Alina Bobyleva. “A circle in a circle…” Alina says dreamily as if she were asleep under a hypnotist spell. She describes how in order to create we copy. But a copy of a copy is a diminutive form, not as great as the original. Therefore, the circle spirals smaller and smaller.
My series, “& How Does That Make You Feel?” was an excuse to reconnect with my love for styling. To remember that it is not the clothing and fleeting material that matters to me, but rather the ability to bring an idea, a thought to life with other like minded creatives to produce an experience and express individuality; All while empowering the subject and expressing emotion through this sort of medium.”
Stuttgart based German photographer Max Heukeshoven captures spontaneous moments, snapshots where the viewer can breath the mood of the instant he experiences, while walking down memory lane of one´s own similar memories. It´s those sort of images that will be looked at with a great sense of nostalgia over time and right now with the longing of living one´s life collecting quality time.