Forget About This Unbearable Heat with Lena Pogrebnaya’s Work

Lena Pogrebnaya is an architect and a photographer currently based in Ukraine; she focuses on fashion and architecture, something mixing these last two with fine art and portrait photography. While looking at her photos in some peculiar way I sense a bit of drama. I am convinced that after I saw these images, stared amazed […]

Jonathan Moyal’s Images Make You Think About Your Sweetest Dreams

Jonathan Moyal is a French photographer who creates stunning, intimate images of young girls, but you’ll also find in his photo stream a bunch of impressive landscape images taken while traveling, successfully capturing and creating unique moments. What I admire the most about his photography journal is the powerful use of tones. Either black and […]

Hubert Solczynski’s Mind-Revealing Creations Just Can’t Leave You Insensitive

I ran into Hubert Solczynski’s unique work a couple of days ago and there’s not a single thing that can leave me insensitive. Born in Poland, this young boy has a boundless imagination developing a very particular style. Hubert is a self-taught artist who practiced alone in his room and found refuge in music. His […]

Magali Marrodan Wants You to Feel Something, Whatever You Like or Need

Magali Marrodan (MRGRT) is a photographer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She tries to impress us with her analog photography in attempt to portray a woman’s sensibility and charm. Magali develops her own films and she has been taking photos since she bought her first camera, a Canon A1. While having most of her friends […]

Hannes Windrath’s Raw Images Are a Call for Freedom

Hannes Windrath is a German photographer capturing the beauty of nudity and naturalness. I found his photography style quite appealing, mixing dark and sexy elements with powerful, yet nostalgic feelings. It’s a cliche somewhere in the middle, he creates a stunning view for what it’s supposed to be a call for freedom. His images are […]

Lucian Harbada’s Collages Offer a New, Unusual Perspective on Life and Reality

I recently ran into Lucian Harbada‘s work and I’m feeling excited I eventually did this. He creates impressing minimalist collages, managing to offer a new and unusual perspective on life and reality. Lucian presents his own parallel world, where everything seem to be surrounded by the vast emptiness of space. I mostly enjoy how he […]

A Three-Minute Endurance Test: Summer’s Puke is Winter’s Delight

After eating a bunch of green beans, it’s not such a good idea to watch this animated music video. It’s definitely a three-minute endurance test. Born in Tokyo in 1990, director Sawako Kanuki worked for a porn video company, after graduating Graphic Design from Tama Art University. I honestly can’t tell what the heck she […]

Choreographer and Photographer AdeY Captures Images of Naked Bodies in Fluid Poses

British-born photographer AdeY captures stunning images of naked bodies in fluid poses, rather strange yet so captivating. I follow his website for a long time now and I just can’t get enough of this venerability and loneliness thing. He is also an acclaimed choreographer so this must be the reason why he plays so wonderfully […]

Pulkit Kamal: „My Usual Message is About Human Alienation, Loss and Loneliness.”

Pulkit Kamal is a self taught artist from Mumbai, India. He started exploring mixed media and digital alteration, mostly to form a surreal atmospheric environment depicting depression, anxiety, lifelessness, joy, love, sorrow, despair, remorse and heartbreaks. Discover more about Pulkit and his work on the following interview. Hello, Pulkit! Tell us more about yourself and […]

Denis Kulikov Loves the Aesthetics of the Female Body

Denis Kulikov is a Russian self-taught photographer based in Saint Petersburg and he finds most of his models through the web. Denis received his math degree from Saint Petersburg State University, but photography remains one of his favorite hobby: he shoots a lot of fashion, nude and fine art portraiture.  I find it easier to work with nude […]

Explore the Sweet Urban Nights Series by Cosimo F. Stasi

Cosimo F. Stasi is an Italian freelance photographer, born in the province of Taranto. He participated in a workshop of still life with the talented Silvio Bursomanno and a workshop of portraits with Alessio Albi. Inspired by photographers like Mario Testino, Tim Walker or Sebastiao Selgado, he creates stunning realistic images showing off the intimacy […]

Micaela Mclucas Goes Soul-Searching and the Result is Fascinating

Today’s feature on Cultartes is Micaela Mclucas who grew up in Southern California. Some of you might know her after she quit her job in New York – where she says she was consumed with ‘fancy heels and nice clothes’ – to live a simple life on the road. Her photos are full of shiny, […]

There are Infinite Reasons to Love Temptation of Sin Series by Stefan Neagu

Stefan Neagu‘s Temptation of Sin series is an approach to reality, a call for pushing the boundaries. Some bizarre emotions get a chance to speak in these pictures. Stefan focuses on portrait photography, it’s like he tries to examine the changes happened in a female representation; the result is both outstanding and poetic. Already known […]

Gravity Defying Skate Session by Badthrowup

Antonio Paradiso aka Badthrowup freezes moments in time. This skate session captures motion and movement and it’s a gravity defying project that best describe this culture. I’m not really into the politics of skate photography, but I can tell this is something I truly enjoy. I guess it’s about the relation between the skateboarder and […]

Cultartes x Bad Jubies Apparel: The Story Behind this Photo Shooting

So I guess he did it again and this time we were dead serious involved. Lupu Marius made a special photo shooting featuring Cultartes and Bad Jubies Apparel sweet t-shirts. It’s more like a fashion story starring Melania Spataru and Raula Hutan; a story based and about capturing the essence of a badass friendship and […]

Om Unit: „I Think We’ve Been Living in the Dystopia We Dreamed of.” (Interview)

Jim Coles, professionally known as Om Unit, is a Bristol-based electronic producer and DJ known for his work in electronic music and drum and bass. His upcoming concert at launmomentdat in parc in Timisoara on June 09 made us pretty curious about this. We got in touch and talked about his influences, the Cosmic Bridge […]

„People Tend to Find Refuge in Dreams”- Sediment Bruise Interview

Melancholy, riffs and harmonies beams at the music of Sediment Bruise. The music itself becomes really touching and poetic. We get under the fingernails of Michael to find out more about their music and what lies ahead for them… How did Sediment Bruise form? It all begun in Thessaloniki, Greece, when Nick and Mikelantzelo Nikolaidis decided […]

On the Road: In Berlin with Antonio Paradiso (Exclusive)

My name is Antonio a.k.a. Badthrowup. I used to study at The University of Fine Arts, however now I am studying marketing and business communication. In my free time I like to take silly pictures and play around with my cameras. Although here we are going to see only the nicer works, as it should […]

Misterul Spațiului Claustrofob. “A Somber Afternoon” de Crina Prida

Despre Crina Prida am mai scris noi câte ceva, e artistul pentru care mai găsești mereu cuvinte. Nu știi de unde îți vin, dar trebuie spuse. Azi, jurnalistul Cristian Iohan Ștefănescu, a avut atâtea cuvinte, cât o poveste, de zis. O sută de personaje pe care n-am să le mai întâlnesc vreodată. Bun venit în […]

I’m Absolutely Head Over Heels with Natalie Kucken’s Work

I haven’t written an article for about four or five days; I guess I needed a break, to let my thoughts go and to find inspiration else where. Or maybe I was waiting for the opportune moment to write about an incredibly brilliant young woman, Natalie Kucken. It’s been like three hours since I discovered […]

Pollux Io: “Most of My Drawings Were Made While Under the Influence of Drugs”

For Maureen, with love… Lucian Turcinschi aka Pollux Io (you’ll understand soon what this name stands for) first started For Maureen, with love… blog in order to share his photos and pretty cruel drawings. Let see what he has to say. Hi! Tell us more about yourself and what leaded you to photography as well […]

Alira Mun’s New Song Sets You Off on a Journey of Wonder

Alira Mun is a twenty-three years old Romanian composer based in Sibiu. You might know her as a dedicated collaborator of Thy Veils. She recently introduced us her debut song “Gemma“, and from today on you can watch and replay this song’s video. About two hours ago I saw this video too, and there’s no […]

Let Yourself Be Absorbed in Meditation With “Waiting for You” Video by Fine, It’s Pink

Can you hear me? Don’t want to hide anymore I was so reckless to think that I had it all “Waiting for you” is a new, dreamy vision which defines us all. After a good deal of research I have to reckon, I still know little about Fine, It’s Pink, but I guess that’s OK […]

Bogdan Botas: „My Photographs Represent The Isolation and Desolation of a Lonely Character” {Exclusive}

Bogdan Botas is a young photographer living in Cluj Napoca where he studies cinematography. He restores, reprints and colorizes old photographs and for the last three years captures natural, touching portraits. I stumbled across Bogdan’s photos after seeing Ilinca Straton’s page (see her images/interview here). Check what Bogdan has to say: Hello, Bogdan! First off, thank […]

Vanessa Conway Shows The Harsh, Fearful Face of Loneliness

Vanessa Conway lives in Evansville, United States and she has more than eight years of design and art direction experience specializing in photo retouching and fine art photography. That’s pretty much what we know about her. It seems like abandoned places and buildings have become one of the most interesting subjects to photograph. Now mix […]

Bogdan Imurluc: „Art is The Mirror of Our Time and Culture!”

The most enduring and, arguably, the greatest form of fine art known to man, sculpture has played a major role in the evolution of culture. We are truly happy to highlight a Bucharest-based sculptor, Bogdan Nicolae Imurluc. He started art school early at 13 years old at the Nicolae Tonitza Fine Arts Highschool of Bucharest. […]

Cristina Altieri’s Emotion Lasts in Time and Space

Milan based photographer Cristina Altieri is been for a while my inspiration. She captures sensual human forms and the warm light she uses transform her photos into eternal feelings. Cristina is attracted to faded, bleached tones that are close to her dreams. “She tries to create a connection between her inner world and those of […]

Lupu Marius Shows Off Light Art at Its Finest

We keep an eye on every artist we feature on Cultartes (see latest article here) and the Romanian photographer Lupu Marius just posted a new series called So strong. It looks like a fearless defender of freedom, yet it’s easily intimidating. The light projection Marius uses is pure heaven, he shows off light art at […]

Bogdan Dullsky and The Purest Form of Photography

You might be familiar with the famous Russian experimentalist Bogdan Dullsky (responsible for the Quest Room Project). There are many sounds in his music, they come and go; it looks like he’s trying to transform these sounds into outstanding photos. Modern black and white photography at its best is art, and it seems to me […]