5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor.
Hannah Kuo is a diary keeper herself. When she isn’t taking photographs, she’s usually busy being Tommy Ton’s studio manager. She wears many hats at theCollectiveShift, an agency that represent a bunch of legendary visual creatives. Kuo’s photographs have been featured on Vice Magazine and other publications, also shows, and stuff.
Rinko Kawauchi is a renowned master of articulating everyday life’s humdrum moments into something serene and close to the heart. Each entry in Rinko Diary is accompanied by a brief narrative that is almost always as poetic as the images itself. Her diary does not make her a “diary-keeper,” but her diary rather, is the diary of a “diary-keeper.”
Madi and Pat Pat’s relationship was an admirable one, where two people constantly inspire one another by dreaming, traveling, fighting, or falling in and out of love with each other. My Little Dead Dick was a collaborative diary that vividly yet sentimentally illustrated the thick-and-thins as well the time being of their relationship. Madi takes photo again and so does Patrick.
Frankly, it pains me to look at Nocito’s diary in any screen that is smaller than 27-inches. However, the more I scroll through each photograph, the more details I have been able to notice in each of them due to their large image sizes. His diary is like that box (or a desktop folder) of ‘miscellaneous’ objects you keep… though they somehow all come together because of each photo’s unifying strangeness – he captures most people’s oversights.
I have been following Lina’s work since 2007. She is now represented by Art Department, where she has accumulated an impressive roster of editorial and advertising clients, while still keeping up with her personal works and seasonal diaries. Her prowess as both a voyeur and a participant is what keeps the intimacy in her photographic diaries.
(Lina Scheynius works and diary – http://www.linascheynius.com/)