The Secret Places of Tom Stoltenberg

Tom Stoltenberg is a young photographer and student at the technical university Dortmund, Germany. Born and grown up in the area ‘Ruhrgebiet’, best known for it’s large coal industry of the last century, he focuses on portraying abandoned places such as old coal mines and similar industrial objects. That metropolitan region is undergoing a change […]

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 […]

NO machina sau punk românesc

Suntem destul de răzvrătiți nu-i așa? Zburăm din țară-n țară ca să putem fi pe cont propriu acasă. Ne destupăm la minte doar când suntem asupriți sau când nu găsim cale de întoarcere. Ne adaptăm, supraviețuim, fie că vorbim de mașini înmatriculate în Bulgaria sau a fi freelancer. Nu ne mai punem baze, suntem pregătiți […]

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 […]

“In the Blue Dress”, by Lena Osmolovska

Jelena Osmolovska is a 33 years old photographer from Latvia who talks about innocence, solitude and delicacy via refreshing and eye-catching artworks. According to the self-taught artist, photography itself is nothing but an ample reflection of thoughts, situations and experiences that have deeply changed her. In the new photographic series, “In the Blue Dress”, Lena […]

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.  […]

NIИ’s “Not The Actual Events” (EP) – Review

Among the festivities and all the Christmas cheer that’s inevitably shoved down your throat year after year, Nine Inch Nails coming out with a new album and pissing all over your Greatest Christmas Carols compilation is the most wonderful of miracles. On December 16th, Trent Reznor announced the release of the 5-track EP Not The […]

The Intimate Human Action of Embroidery by Maurizio Anzeri

The Italian-born, British-based Maurizio Anzeri searches out vintage portraits in flea markets or junk shops, viewing them, he says, “as landscapes on which to map out his own unique geography of suggestion.”  Sombre-looking children and sophisticated adults take on an absurdist aspect. You’ll notice that what was once a portrait is  now something else entirely: […]

“Don’t Look”, by Chris Devour

Chris Devour, one of our personal favorites, is going rogue, escaping virtuality with his first exhibition – ‘Don’t Look‘. Glimpses from the photographer’s beautiful new editorials (S16), as well as digital sketches, will be on display this weekend at Ristretto (Oradea, Romania). We wish him to make a huge splash with his debut event. Here are few of […]

Vohn Toe: “Music Is Made to Live Outside Its Composers”

Vohn Toe, the new musical project of Alex Turcu and Vlad Constantin, is the proof that no one, absolutely no one doesn’t know how to let things go. And sometimes, like in this case for example, not letting things go is the right choice. They founded their first band (Running Clouds) six years ago, which […]

Nikolina Petolas: “I Merge Photographs With Other Things So It Would Make Sense To Me”

Narnia meets Inception in this series of incredible photo-manipulations. Nikolina Petolas is a Croatian conceptual artist and photographer whose outwordly, mind-bending works give us a glimpse into her most deep daydreams and nightmares. She uses her own photographs and other (sometimes oddly unexpected) elements in order to modelate a world in her image. As she […]

Eco-Editorial: “Anti-Human”, by Pol Kurucz & Fernando Cozendey

Open-minded photographer Pol Kurucz captures the new collection of Brazilian fashion designer Fernando Cozendey in a chessy, extravagant visual metaphor in ‘Anti-Human’ eco-editorial – an ode to wildlife, and a doom to humans.  The Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paolo based avant-garde group known as ‘Kolor Art Collective’ (we mentioned them in a previous feature here) are releasing […]

Retouching Level 9000: Outstanding Digital Paintings by Alena Nikonenko

Alena Nikonenko is a Russian artist who’s been working as a commercial & creative photographer and illustrator, but who recently discovered she can do more than that: she can paint in Photoshop. And let us say: she’s not bad at it – at all! You can have a look and see how TV shows characters, actors, musicians […]

OMFG Posters: Tomer Hanuka is the Badass Behind All the Greatest Comics

Israeli cartoonist Tomer Hanuka needs no introduction; an award- winning, New York Times best selling illustrator. His clients include Time Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, MTV, Universal Pictures, Lucas Film and the like. In fact there’s very few people out there worth working for. His projects are a nice example […]

Jazzy Nights and Mysterious Murders – The Art of Dan Zollinger

The needle scratched the vinyl and the thick smoke hurts your eyes but you can’t look away from the silhouette of the creature that just walked into the bar. The neon sign outside flashed for a moment before she let the door shut, cigarette burning between her fingers, smoke tangling in her black curls. Suddenly, […]

‘Detox + Market 5’: Voguish, Share-Wardrobe Fair in Bucharest

People are invited on September 17th, 2016 at Detox + Market 5, a one-day vintage fashion-fest where everybody can witness the chic, stylish atmosphere of a world where originality is the currency of choice. Where? In A3 bar (Arthur Verona, 3, Bucharest). Carina Călin, organizer, tells us: “This is the project’s 5th edition, and we come […]

‘Girls On Pixels’: Karbu Xia’s Overheated Imagery

Karbu Xia’s a 33 years old photographer based in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). He’s been doing photography for more than 10 years for a living (in advertising) even though he was in love with the art itself since the very  first shot. His most recent project – Girls on Pixels – talks about spontaneity, intimacy […]

Embrace The “No Censorship” Spirit of Al Visuals Photography

Alex a.k.a AL Visuals is a talented photographer from Iasi, Romania, teaching us how to embrace the skin and the clothes we live in. As he states, his style of photographing has different shades, approaches and perspectives of human expressiveness in an environment without censorship. Characterised by fluid movement, a gloomy color palette and great […]

Jesmin Ahmed Portrays Primal Emotions Through Charcoal Drawings

Jesmin Ahmed is a hobbyist artist from India who draws black and white portraits while focusing on the human body and its flaws in order to find authenticity in an Internet-dominated artistic world. “My motive is to portray desire and passion in a different light”, Jesmin explains, “as a very raw, human feeling, and I […]

Enter the Magical World of Illustrator Ioana Șopov

I assume many of you know Ioana Șopov works, but I reckon I found out pretty late (yet it’s never too late) about her. Freelance illustrator and graphic designer, Ioana is currently based in Bucharest, Romania. She works both digital and traditional media and loves trying out new styles and techinques. Looking at Ioana’s illustrations […]

Flamboyant Pictures of Human-Flowers by Cao Dien

Cao Dien (Dien Vu Cao Nguyen) is a Vietnamese, USA-based young fine-artist and filmmaker whose main creative ideas are strongly connected to inner beauty and colorful appearances. The photographer is guided by two life philosophies: “beauty is not about the face” and “photography is sex”. “I bring to the act of photography all of the […]

‘Instax Girls’: Natural, Feminine Beauty Captured by Rafael Mesa

Rafael Mesa is a Valencia-based photographer and designer with a sincere passion for instant and analog photography. His interests vary from watching indie/horror movies to having smart-talks with people around him. He’s been always looking for bringing the special (or how he says, the “different”) out of the common, ordinary type of things. Mesa shows […]

A Beautifully Designed Alarm Clock Waking You Up With Freshly Brewed Coffee

Industrial designer Josh Renouf’s ‘Barisieur’ promises to literally let you wake up and smell the coffee. He combines innovative technology with thoughtful design and created an alarm clock-cum-coffee maker which allows you to greet the day over a fresh brew. The fresh coffee or tea is used as a natural aromatic relaxant throughout the night then stimulates […]

Siren Song: Jana Heidersdorf’s Art

What strikes you when you first stumble upon Jana Heidersdorf’s work is the warmth of her characters, which is probably a pretty conflicting feeling as you realize that what you are actually seeing are the twisted bodies of deep-sea creatures, mermaids that no sailor ever spoke about. Jana Heidersdorf is a German illustrator who is […]

Chilean Artist Celeste Ortiz Depicts Nature, Human Body in Bohemian Photographs

Celeste Ortiz is a photographer from San Antonio (Chile) who focuses on the unspeakable power of self-portraiture and outdoor photography. According to her self-description, the artist has quite a record. She has participated on group shows in Chile, UK, Spain, Poland, USA, Mexico, Romania and Indonesia. She also had a solo exhibitions in Valparaiso (Chile) […]

Featured Artist: Eszter Polyák “All of us are Aliens.”

Eszter Polyák is a fashion designer, who had the chance in 2012 to spend her summer in Florida; and so it has started her interest in fashion design. After spending precious time in the USA, she found herself drawing extreme designs of dresses. Eszter’ first collection is called “Frst Cllctn“  inspired by her foreign experiences, dreams and […]

Stunning And Extremely Delicate Wooden Jewelry By Manuela Marchis

We all know Manuela Marchis, vocalist at Thy Veils and Pilestra (here is an interview made by our mate Baldo). She recently started to design really stunning, lively wooden jewelry, extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world. Using many materials such as satin, bead, metal, textile and wood, her creations […]

Fresh, Conceptual Portraits of Teenagers by Hassie M.

So many young, talented photographers out there recently! They pop up every day! It feels like trying to behead a Hydra, just to let other two new heads to grow instead; when you think you’ve seen most of them artists, another dozen with new vision appear! You can say a lot about technology and its bad […]

Dennis Auburn Takes Cosmic Psychedelic Portraits

While looking for some inspirational photos on Pinterest, I saw Dennis Auburn‘s photos and I was completely amazed. Born in Mons, Belgium and grew up in Missouri, USA, he currently resides in Houston, Texas where he is a freelance photographer, who allows his wanderlust to take him where it pleases. The series, titled “Aura” features […]

Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals

Christopher Payne specializes in architectural photography and the large format documentation of America’s industrial heritage. Trained as an architect, he is fascinated by design, assembly, and the built form.  Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals (MIT Press, 2009)  was the result of a seven-year survey of America’s vast and largely shuttered state […]