In our fast paced world it has become significantly more difficult to keep this inner sense of calmness and to stay serene even when you don’t get an instant sense of success and remain confident when you don’t get an immediate feedback. We are impatient with ourselves and others too and like that create an environment in which things and people and ourselves cannot develop at its natural speed anymore.
“The art in my project is not the result, its the process. The process of two humans getting to know each other and the documentation of this process. Establishing connection between two humans and for some hours feeling safe, heard, understood and free.” With our series “An artist´s life.” we want to share the stories of the people behind the art.
An amalgamation of feminine essence and serene natural ambiences, Aishwarya captures unfiltered photographs that reminds us of summer days and easy moments. Based in Chennai, India, the photographer loves to shoot fleeting instances of beauty and grace that highlight women in their best light. During our conversation she talked about her journey, inspirations and her love for documenting people caught in their regular rhythm of life, be it sipping a drink or breaking into easy laughter.
Wherever you have come across crotchet in your life, I’m sure you would not be expecting to come across it in the middle of the Californian desert. Yet, amidst the scorching heat and the abundance of Dr Suess like Joshua Tree’s I stumbled upon the smallest Crotchet Museum in the world.
Anny Dmitrieva, a Moscow based filmmaker and photographer, has produced various films and photographs carrying an essence of romanticism through the portrayal of vivid imagery. From stories encapsulating phases of fleeting love affairs to pictures capturing carefree days spent in the heart of a busy city, Anny has been successful in creating an aesthetic completely her own.
If you are as obsessed with unique and handmade clothing as we are, we found something really special for you. For that, let’s turn the spotlight on vintage-inspired brand Mundane. We sat down with founder Luca Di Fabio, a 29-year-old Italian musician and artist, to talk about his vision for the brand, what makes Mundane sustainable and his favorite style icons.
Vidushi Gupta, a Delhi based fashion photographer, captures moments that never fails to portray the best version of both the designer’s vision as well as the models that gracefully bring them to life. Blending together shades of pastels and soft colours remarkably well with just the correct lightings, she succeeds in capturing stills that, compliments the work of art be it clothes, jewellery, etc. as well as bring to light photographs that are soothing to one’s eyes.
Shayla Lee chooses intuition over mechanics. Guided by instinct, the Canadian photographer, writer, and vintage curator’s art is rooted in decency. Although her musings are swathed in glamour, grit, and glitter, Shayla is not exempt from the peril of 2020. For most creators this year, ambition has been curbed in exchange for a semblance of peace.
Never have I listened to more music than right now. Every evening after work I dive into my own world surrounded by sounds and lyrics that make me dream away, calm down, give me mental strength, energy and inspiration, let me time travel, make me happy or dwell in melancholy, bring up memories and daydreams about the future.
The talented photographer Tamara Lichtenstein made a series called “Houston Ballet” that is incredibly beautiful. A playful mix of soft colors, light and grace. Houston Ballet is one of America’s greatest ballet companies and academy based in Houston, Texas. Starring Natalie Varnum, Jacquelyn Long, Katelyn Kirchhofer and Harper Watters.
In her work Rosa Beiroa explores movement and gesture as a core, using the human body and elements from reality to interpret the workings of the subconscious mind.
Clara Kennedy is a Parisian analog photographer, tattoo designer, filmmaker, and sketch artist. A multi-disciplinary creator, Clara is fascinated by the fabric of adolescence. A well-traveled character defined by depth and sentiment, Clara Kennedy leads with her heart. Exploring themes of youth rebellion, sorrow, and oblivion, Clara’s portfolio arrives at the intersection of darkness and light.
The work of Madrid based David Diez photographer focus on intimate and documentary portraits of women. “…and one evening we talked for hours about Baudelaire and Argentinian existentialism (if there is such a thing), drinking wine under a giant U.S. flag. There nothing more appealing than a clever interior under a fragile shell.”.
“The Silver Lagoon” is a hauntingly beautiful underwater photography series shoot in the Philippines by Camille Robiou du Pont showing the physical and emotional strength and beauty of women, around all the alluring shapes and forms created by the flow of water.
Vanessa Monti – sometimes called Lafea, is a 23-year-old Colombian/Italian photographer and art director based in Barcelona. Her “Natural Couches” project is a photographic journey using a green couch to document a move into a new appartment and new life.