Feature: “Recent Works” by Ian Lewandowski

Ian Lewandowski has been photographing people since he picked up his first camera. In his ongoing body of work, Lewandowski creates laborious portraits using a large-format view camera. A process that is generally uncommon today, Lewandowski refers to an archive of images that he collects — then translate into his portraiture work. Through a process of collaboration…

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Journal: Guanyu Xu

Supporting Character, 2017 Display Window, 2015 A Good Asian Boy, 2015 The Sun is Bright and Warm, 2014 Illumination, 2014 Representation, 2015 Sea (Lake Michigan), 2014 Blind Massage, 2015 Spectre, 2017 The Ideal Body, 2016 Positioning, 2016 Death in the Bathtub, 2014 Touch, 2016   Guanyu Xu is a Chinese artist and photographer currently based in Chicago, IL. Born in Beijing,…

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Feature: “Selected People” by Pelle Caas

Interview by Monika Kiss Exploding with life and movement — Pelle Cass’s project “Selected People” depicts chaos and crowd, within your typical metropolitan city environment. Unlike your standard nature macro photograph or typical New York skyline capture, Pelle’s collection of photos in “Selected People” (that started in 2010 and is yet on going) allows you to explore,…

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5×5: “More is More” by Vivian Fu

Vivian Fu is a photographer living in San Francisco. 5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor. My mom always told me that my eyes are bigger than my stomach. Recently I have been thinking about how that idea applies to my art practice, as well as the work that I’m…

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Sergey Poteryaev: Staraya Utka

Staraya Utka (in Russian it sounds like an «old duck») is a village in Sverdlovsk region of the Urals. It sprang to life and prospered after a factory was built in the firth of River Utka in 1729. But at some point the administration lost concern in the development of the factory, and the productivity…

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The many layers of Jeffrey Rose's things.

Jeffrey Rose is a Brooklyn based photographer originally from West Palm Beach, Florida. In his still life work, Rose creates lens based collages that utilize different categories of artistic production: painting, sculpture, drawing, photographing. Rose uses both physical and digital methods to transform objects and spaces. An investigation in contemporary mark making practice, Rose pushes…

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Paulette Omura: Reconstructions

“In my work, I create worlds both physical and psychological, populated with the uncanny and infused with a sense of isolation, tourism, and subtle voyeurism. Within these worlds time and space are represented and interpreted.  Utilizing imagery that documents the process of decay, transient states of being are reassembled in non-linear ways. Non-linear composition becomes…

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Tyler Lumm's maniacal anxieties.

Tyler Lumm is an artist and photographer struggling in Chicago. Awkward and erotically charged – Lumm’s photographs often include elements of still life and the internet culture.The images featured here are taken from numerous series within Lumm’s body of work. Lumm blends his wants and haves in the construct of his photographs. Combining reality and…

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Paul Sisson: Not so Far from Here

  Not So Far From Here is an ongoing body of work that explores the Western American Landscape and the wonders and curiosities that lay beyond the focused eyes of this 21st century society.  We place so much emphasis on our destination, and everybody, myself included, is seemingly always on such a tight schedule that…

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Julianne Nash: Unseeing

As my grandparents sit in their respective chairs, a soft golden light fills the living room through large bay windows. I know this light. It’s the same warm light that has fallen upon me for years as I spend time alongside them. Recently, my grandmother has slowly begun to lose her vision.  The more she…

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Malcolm Easton: Restorations

Focusing on fragile domestic objects, I explore the aesthetics of breakage and repair. I use unconventional – often whimsical — repair techniques. Through lighting I try to emphasize the induced irregularities, the harsh edges and the missing fragments. My camera captures an impression of the current state, which is a work in progress. The piece…

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GIFRIENDS Curates NET 07 for Oranbeg Press

Dear Internet – Together with the rest of the great GIFRIENDS bunch – I am curating the next set of online exhibitions organized by Oranbeg Press. The call will be published as a PDF, that will be distributed everywhere throughout the world, in addition to be sequenced and displayed on Oranbeg Press‘s website. Each NET…

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Dennis Baburov: Bolshaia Volga

“Bolshaia Volga“ — is a study of a great Russian river. Once praised in bylinas and fairy tales, in paintings of Levitan and Repin, in Gorky and Ostrovsky plays this river nourished Russian people generation after generation. What is Volga today? In what way people living along Volga are differ? What is going to happen…

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Emily Franklin: Disclosure

This collection of images, entitled “Disclosure,” examines the continual wave of experience that contributes to the development of identity.  The moments that constitute our life experience are not as ephemeral as we tend to believe.  We relive these moments over and over, altering the details over time, filling in the gaps with the understanding gained…

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Bryan Steiff: Wind Project

Wind is a photographic project that examines and documents the burgeoning infrastructure for producing wind energy in the United States. A dramatic surge in construction of massive wind farms, small commercial applications, and emerging residential use of energy generating wind turbines, is creating changes in the landscape in profound ways. Whether viewing the high-density installations…

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