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 […]

Alexandru Diugan Captures Vibrant Moments and Keeps Them from Being Forgotten

Romanian-born street photographer Alexandru Diugan takes the viewer on a journey through a set of vibrant photos. Alexandru’s images are quite intimate and filled with authenticity; you’ll see pictures of dreamy, outstanding landscapes and intense portraits. He’s one of the photographers who uses to capture special and important moments and keep them from being forgotten. […]

“Indeterminate music” by Daria Amaranth

Already familiar to her photos, we know Daria Amaranth likes to portray fragile and melancholic emotions, sensual and sad feelings, disturbing and confused ones. Her brand new series is called “Indeterminate music” and it has been already published on PhotoVogue, too.  Full of emotion and with a dramatic representation, everything sums up to a pure heaven […]

“Labyrinth” by White Cube Has the Right Amount of Ambience and Post-Rock

White Cube is a so-called secret side project from the creators of musicformessier and Eensdenkend. I’m here writing this because of a recommendation and I must confess White Cube music fits perfectly my mood. Released on January 16, this psychedelic ambient/post-rock makes me escape from this ordinary, misplaced galaxy. Irony or not, these seven songs […]

“Analogue is the New Black” by Ani Buero

Today’s featured on Cultartes is Ani Buero, an Argentinian photographer and a public accountant. I have followed her photographs for just about a week, but it’s that ironic, powerful and fresh style that made me keep on doing that. As she states: “Analogue is the new black“, the magic begins once she starts clicking. Let […]

Girl Crush: Warm and Feminine Portraits by Ana Santos

When I discovered Ana Santos on Instagram, I immediately knew I was having a crush for her work. No one can resist these beautiful, delicate and creative illustrations. Ana is a Spanish artist and not only does she handle lines apart, but her color choices are both warm and feminine, but also playful and free.  […]

Madeline: “Anything That Makes My Eye Sparkle is My Muse”

Madeline is a self-taught photographer who inspires from your reality and thoughts. This is Madalina Chilici for you, whose pictures are nothing but emotional statements. There is extraordinary silence and unknown theory behind the characters; take a look and be inspired. Hello Madeline, and thank you for interest in this interview. Can you start off by […]

Each photo of Alexa Chira is Emanating a Sense of Isolation

It’s been a long time since Alexa Chira haven’t posted any photos on her Facebook page. But that didn’t stopped us to show you her work. Her photography is a combination of a dreamy, extreme, refined and delicate world. She pretty sums up it all. At first appearance, a garish glamour frame her series, but […]

Mind-Bendingly Manipulated Landscapes that Warp the Perception of the World

Petey Ulatan has one of the best Instagram account ever; he is a creative professional based out of Honolulu, Hawai. It’s so lovely to follow him. Ulatan creates mind-bendingly manipulated landscapes that warp the perception of the world around us. Inspired by Inception or Interstellar, where the laws of physics are turned on their head, in Petey’s […]

Haris Nukem’s “Work Hard, Play Hard” Attitude is Undeniable Badass

It’s undeniable that Haris Nukem‘s photos are their own brand of awesome. His beginning in photography first started strangely in the front of the TV. As the London shooter states: “Every day my dude Milo would come to my flat. We’d sit there for hours talking about everything that inspired us… from music to photography […]

Ilinca Straton: “I Capture One Moment Which Tells Me a Story From Every New Place I See.”

I stumbled across the impressive work of Ilinca Straton after Dark Bombastic Evening; she is a self-taught photographer based in Cluj who uses her camera to say things that words cannot. Ilinca experiments with textures, colors, space, and the solitary figure to produce photos that are unique, a style that is all her own. Hello, Ilinca! First thing off, […]

Camelia Baican: I’m Passionate About the Occult and Spirituality

Camelia Baican is a young photographer living in Vălenii de Munte. We were so impressed by her dark, intense photography with a nice touch of spirituality. Her work has a way of transporting you to another time, another place, even another world. Is it fictional or real? Well, the possibilities are endless. Find out more […]

Shot by The Bradford: Exclusive, Gritty and Raw Sport Photoshoot

Amsterdam based photographer and art director Christopher Bradford (Shot by The Bradford) is a genius when it comes to capturing beauty, emotion and atmosphere. His photography journey began in 2001 and since then he’s been featured in Nakid Magazine, Sticks and Stones, Last Daze and many others magazines. Bradford is also the Creative Director of […]

New Series ”Even if This Silence is Unseen” by Daria Amaranth

Daria Amaranth is already a part of Cultartes team; she just captured a brand new series named ”Even if this silence is unseen”. Already familiar to her photos, we know she likes to portray fragile and melancholic emotions, sensual and sad feelings, disturbing and confused ones. Daria finds inspiration from everything beautiful and meaningful. This series […]

The Border of a Surreal Dreamworld and Reality by Aykut Aydogdu

I first saw Aykut Aydogdu’s images on Facebook and I was just amazed by his works. I think I felt attracted by his mysterious portrays, with a nice touch of surrealism. He’s a graphic designer and artist based in Istanbul, perfectly creating surreal and conceptual illustrations. What’s so fascinating about him is that he uses […]

Stumble Across the Spontaneous and Intense Images of Jesse Herzog

When you have nothing to do in the morning, you should start looking for some brilliant photographers (that might as well apply just for me). After one hour of searching I stumbled across the impressive work of Jesse Herzog; a talented photographer and filmmaker based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jesse uses 5D Mark III camera […]

Dana Tole: Varya is My Alter-Ego (Exclusive Interview and Photos)

We stumbled across the impressive work of portrait photographer Dana Tole the other day and have been scrolling ever since. Her photos are mysterious, beautifully processed and break the ordinary portrait mold in so many outstanding ways. Howdy, Dana! Tell us about yourself, when did you first started to shoot? How is your artistic style? […]

ONREPEATTT: Regular Doses of Dirty and Raw Photos

Onrepeattt is a London-based project representing, among many other things, nude neonish photography. Everything is up to the photographer’s choice, you’ll have the chance to submit your kinky, fetish-like photos and João Oliveira will publish them on his website. João is a Portuguese multidisciplinary creative, specialized on Art Direction and Visual Design, passionate with typography […]