┐ Nikita Pirogov └

© Nikita Pirogov, Sofa, from the project The Other Shore © Nikita Pirogov, Hands, from the project The Other Shore © Nikita Pirogov, Semeon, from the project The Other Shore The Other Shore is a media project that is in progress and which I have been working on for three years. It consists of photography,…

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┐ Daria Tuminas └

© Daria Tuminas, Untitled, from the series Ivan and the Moon © Daria Tuminas, Untitled, from the series Ivan and the Moon © Daria Tuminas, Untitled, from the series Ivan and the Moon “Ivan is the elder, he is 16. Andrey, nicknamed Moon, is the younger, 14 by now. The two brothers live in a…

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“Finding one’s voice isn’t just an emptying and purifying oneself of the words of others …”, he said

“The surrealists believed that objects in the world possess a certain but unspecifiable intensity that had been dulled by everyday use and utility. They meant to reanimate this dormant intensity, to bring their minds once again into close contact with the matter that made up their world. André Breton’s maxim “Beautiful as the chance encounter…

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┐ Gillian Mairi Alexander └

© Gillian Mairi Alexander, Woman with Strawberry Laces for Hair, 2011 © Gillian Mairi Alexander, Of This Earth, 2011 © Gillian Mairi Alexander, Dusting, 2011 Installation view: The Icing Table, Dusting, The Crowning of The Cake Princess and Of This Earth, Glasgow School of Art Degree Show 2011 “Long has been my adoration for cake.…

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┐ Yoshi Kametani └

© Yoshi Kametani, Untitled, from the series Plastic Spoon, 2006-2010 © Yoshi Kametani, Untitled, from the series Plastic Spoon, 2006-2010 Plastic Spoon is a collection of visual documents obtained in Muirhouse, a council scheme located in Edinburgh, UK. More of Yoshi’s work here

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“Their art turns in on itself, becoming nothing more than coded language”, he said

“I went to Venice, and I came back worried. (…) many times over — too many times for comfort — I saw the same thing, a highly recognizable generic ­institutional style whose manifestations are by now extremely familiar. Neo-Structuralist film with overlapping geometric colors, photographs about photographs, projectors screening loops of grainy black-and-white archival footage,…

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┐ Léonie Hampton └

© Léonie Hampton, Untitled, from the series Autonomy, the Cariou Family – France © Léonie Hampton, Untitled, from the series Autonomy, the Cariou Family – France The Cariou family Live an autonomous life in Provence. Faced with the huge cost of property in their area they were fortunate to buy a small olive grove in…

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┐ Angelos Tzortzinis └

Greece: Post #2 Kanellos, the Greek protest dog © Angelos Tzortzinis, from the series Greece Economy crisis © Angelos Tzortzinis, from the series Greece Economy crisis “The economic crisis in Greece has sparked riots and violent reactions. Massive protests broke out against severe government spending cuts aimed at saving the country from economic collapse. Thousands…

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┐ Kathleen Robbins └

© Kathleen Robbins, Untitled, from The Hostess Project “In an effort to further inhabit my grandmother’s memories as a young wife, I began an autobiographical, photographic record of my experiences with her recipe journal. This ongoing project is as much a social experiment as a nostalgic experience. I dress in her clothing, prepare meals based…

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┐ Nuno Direitinho └

© Nuno Direitinho, Untitled, from the series Backbone © Nuno Direitinho, Untitled, from the series Backbone © Nuno Direitinho, Untitled, from the series Backbone “The work aims to set up a dialogue between truth and deception in representation through the context of photography. I look for the juxtaposition between images and their contextual settings, aiming…

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┐ Jessica Sumerling └

© Jessica Sumerling, Living room, from the series Grow Heathrow, 2010 © Jessica Sumerling, Keith’s winter shower, from the series Grow Heathrow, 2010 © Jessica Sumerling, Tilly and Aimee, from the series Grow Heathrow, 2010 As modern society has been burdened with social, political and environmental challenges, people have become disenchanted with our current way…

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┐ Raquel Mendes └

© Raquel Mendes, Untitled, 2006 © Raquel Mendes, Still Life I, 2007 How often do we speak of nakedness as if it were a kind of truth, the naked truth? “Why do those who abandon clothes to pursue their leisure and recreation call themselves naturists? Are nakedness, nature and truth inseparable? Stripping naked, Georges Bataille…

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