Observing Michele Abeles working laboriously on her staged photographs, her future gallerist, Oliver Newton, asked her why she did not use photo-editing software. “I can’t get to grips with it,” came the pragmatic answer. And even though the amount of digital post-production in the New York artist’s most recent works has… Read More >
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In the series Darkened Cities by French photographer Thierry Cohen, two impossibilities are presented to us: That we might see the night sky in such detail from our grand kingdoms of light is the initial response. In the lower half of the picture a ‘darker’ and equally improbable scenario: that entire cities might ever stand totally unilluminated at night, more soulless than lifeless. These are pictures of beauty and of… Read More >
Ulysses is a series of collages by illustrator Miles Donovan. Inspired by an unexpected sequence of short broadcasts from a missing space probe, over a year after losing contact with Earth. Donovan’s blog post wryly claims — “The scrambled transmissions have been painstakingly pieced back together and are displayed here for the first time”. Ulysses was designed to study the Sun as a joint venture between NASA and the European Space Agency. The mission ended on More—
In this information-flooded world, an abundance of output and omnipresence through media are often deemed important staples in maintaining and building the awareness of any artistic endeavour. However, for reasons soon to be apparent, the work of Korean photographer Won Seong Won has had a more tidal presence—