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 […]

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 […]