Actress Zoë Kravit and Canon have teamed up together to get people inspired to tell their personal stories of summer. In this short video, Kravitz gives her take on the beauty and magic of summer as she dances, shoots friends and overall enjoys life. Canon has also launched a competition for photography lovers to submit their story for a chance to win a trip around the world throughout the summer season.
To celebrate the launch of its latest product, the Instant Lab Universal, which transforms digital images on Apple iOS or Android smart phones and tablets into classic Polaroid-type instant photos, Impossible is proud to announce 8 x 8, an exhibition of eight works each from eight distinctive instant photographers.
Impossible has selected the eight artists from the USA, and Europe and challenged them to create eight pictures using the Instant Lab with any of Impossible’s color or b&w 600 or SX-70 films.
Brighton-based photographer Matthew Farrar will share a collection of photography work documenting two years on the road with punk band Savages. Running from January 11th – 31st at Rough Trade NYC, there will also be limited prints on sale. Farrar’s black and white imagery captures more lighthearted moments of the band, as well as photos from their video shoots, international travels and rehearsals.
“Finding Derby & Groma” is a short film directed by Kara Blake which explores the story behind an Argentina-based cabaret show couple of the 1920s-30s named Desolina Merlino and Salomon Gramatzkis aka Derby and Groma. The story revolves around numerous photographs that were scattered in the streets of Buenos Aires and collected by Pablo Cruz Aguirre. Relentlessly seeking information on the mysterious couple, the Blake and Aguirre’s mission comes to a halt with no final answers. “Finding Derby Read more […]
William S Burroughs is recognised as one of the most culturally influential writers and visionaries of the 20th Century and his legacy continues to steer world culture and creative thinking. A progenitor of the Beat Generation, his writing and ideas changed literature forever. Burroughs’ multi-media collaborations spawned new directions in film and music and his art is only now being properly discovered and explored. His works come alive in new ways each day and his legacy is constantly evolving.
Artvera’s Gallery will present an exhibition of photography featuring works by four contemporary Swiss artists, Iseult Labote, Cedric Bregnard, Vincent Camel, and Patrick Weidman. On view May 9 – June 9, 2014, the exhibition entitled SWISS PHOTO is Artvera’s second show dedicated to contemporary Swiss art. The gallery previously mounted S.P.R.A.Y., the exhibition of works by four Swiss artists sharing an interest in the airbrush (spray) technique.
Parisian record label and fashion brand Kitsuné Maison headed to America for the week of 14th-21st April, setting up a pop-up shop at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, CA, as well as throwing a number of fashionably cool parties. Beginning with the HEARTSREVOLUTION “Ride or Die” album release party on 16th April, the company continued the festivities with DJ sets by French duo Jupiter and NY’s Prince Language. Kitsuné rounded out the weekend on 20th April with a pool party featuring sets by Eli & Fur, Kilo Kish and Them Jeans.
Director Jamie Roberts filmed a brilliant piece on iconic photographer David Bailey. Originally commissioned by Dazed & Confused, Bailey talks about why Kate Moss stands out as a model, being ridiculed by feminists, and being able to always generate ideas by simply opening your eyes and observing what’s around. Bailey also explains why he didn’t photography Pablo Picasso twice, yet have no regrets. The video is truly inspiring, and Bailey’s work is the product of a man who has dedicated his life Read more […]
In this brilliant short documentary by Port, legendary photographer René Burri gives the stories behind six of his iconic pictures. One of his iconic photographs is the portrait of Che Guevara smoking a cigar in his office. Burri also talks about the 1957 image of Pablo Picasso in Cannes. “Six Photographs”: René Burri from PORT on Vimeo. Read more […]
Photographer Lucos was on deck December 21 at Le Double Mixte for Dub Station #4 featuring Blackboard Jungle, Vibronics featuring Jah Marnyah and Echo Ranks as well as Slimmah Sound and Lyrical Benjie. Here are the images of the Vibronics set. The crowd was totally up for the sounds and Lucos was there to shoot the moments. All images ©Lucos Le Double Mixte 19, avenue Gaston Berger – Villeurbanne France Read more […]