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Since I'm basically an urbanite, architecture is the environment in which my life runs, both from a professional and a personal standpoint. Good architecture thrills me, intrigues me, concerns me, fascinates me... These feelings are so intense that I began to feel the desire to transmit them to others. Photography is the way I've found to do it.
An exhibition currently on show at the Budweis House of Art in the Czech Republic is Ku u so u by Japanese architect Takeshi Hosaka. The title means ‘imagination’ in Japanese and refers to the initial thoughts of a design concept, which doesn’t necessarily reach fruition.
The Rodnik Band brand is the creation of Scottish born, London based designer Philip Colbert. The presentation of the label is via an ironic pop band, in fact, the designer writes songs about each collection which are played during the official runway show!
London-based artist Nick Gentry breathes life into discarded floppy disks, film negatives and X-rays he collects from his fans. Gentry, then, turns the impersonal and unappealing items into breathtaking portraits of imagined identities. The subject is the actual canvas, as opposed to the person painted onto it, who is merely a representation of the information stored on the technology
You have given me a great group of questions and this, not unlike the others, is a very hard question to answer. Each shoot has it’s challenges and excitements so it is hard to rank which ones would be the most challenging and which ones would be the most exciting.
The city of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico is a UNESCO listed site, popular with local and international tourists who flock to admire its colourful traditional architecture and local arts and crafts. However, this destination is not all about old world charm, it is a venue for a series of events including a contemporary arts festival which is due to take place from May 31st to June 2nd, 2013.
Ingrid Baars is a Dutch born visual artist/photographer, currently based in Antwerp, Belgium. She began her career as a professional photographer but is now established as an artist of some repute who adopts a hands-on approach...
This collection of colourful images is the work of a young graphic designer who turned his hand to the creation of art. Based in Paris, Benoit Jammes one day came across a pile of discarded cassette tapes. As they instilled in him a sense of nostalgia for his childhood and youth and the pleasure he had experienced from the music of the 80s...
This colourful umbrella installation is entitled Bloom and is the work of talented London based artist, Sam Spenser. It first appeared in 2007 on the grounds of The Wapping Project, an arts centre in London,created from an industrial space which once housed a Hydropower Station.
Visitors to the 2013 Art Fair ARCO in Madrid were welcomed by the Paper Chandeliers installation designed by Spanish architect Cristina Parreno in collaboration with MIT.