Isabelle Wenzel creates pictures of bodies, not people. Often posing for her own photos so she is able to control every aspect of the picture, she is willing to put herself into difficult positions that run-of-the-mill models otherwise may not. Its unsurprising then, Wenzel was formerly an acrobat before an injury forced her retirement from such activity on a professional level. When not posing herself Wenzel cajoles close friends and family in front of her camera, though admits she considers herself the perfect model – “communication becomes instant and the process becomes quicker”. Read more >
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When Don Bachardy was swept off his feet at the age of 18 by the cavalier 48-year-old wordsmith, Christopher Isherwood, on Valentine’s Day in 1953, little did he understand the extent to which his life would be transformed. It was Isherwood—with whom Bachardy would remain—