Fuck The Fibonacci Spiral – Photography by Alexandru Laurus

Alexandru Laurus is a Romanian photographer based in Cluj-Napoca. He often convinces strangers to let him photograph them and capture their emotions and unique looks. As he says: “I don’t know if this counts as art and I don’t want to search for definitions. Fuck definitions. Fuck perfect lines. Fuck the Fibonacci spiral. All of this just melts down on her cheeks then trickle down her chin, her neck collar bones and […]

Ashes To Ashes – Photography by Alexandra Butuceanu

Alexandra Butuceanu is a Bucharest-based photographer and conceptual artist whose artworks gravitate between ideas like subconsciousness and feelings. Her main cluster of thoughts – poetically called Dust (as in the biblical dust to dust or the esoterical fata morgana), is what other people would consider project. Alexandra thinks that “portal” […]

Ellis Marell and The Need to Capture and Keep Provocative Memories

Ellis Marell is an Austrian, Berlin-based portrait and nude photographer. I ran into his work just yesterday, while making my everyday routine on Flickr whilst looking for more inspirational artists to write about. So there I was, mostly attracted by the intimate situations his models pose. His work speaks for […]

Vincent Littlehat – “Modelling Developed My Music Character”

A talented model goes rogue. After a strict diet of heavy reading, procrastination avoidance and wine drinking, she just started making music. Her latest brilliant music-video – Golden Locks – can now be watched everywhere! Versatile, eclectic and exhibitionist, Vincent Littlehat fits easily in practically any kind of photographic-environment and […]

Scratching the Surface of Romanian Pornceptualism (II)

As I said in my previous story, I’m well aware Romanian pornceptualism has nothing to do with the homonym Berlin-based movement, nor is a movement itself. What I’m doing here is trying to identify local artists working at the junction between art and pornography. I recently stumbled upon the work […]

Uncanny Plague-Themed Photoshoot Got Us All Infested

A bunch of Romanian photographers, models and make-up artists gathered last month for a Halloween photoshoot and the results are impossible to handle. Plague-doctor leather masks, chainsaws, shovels, fire, devilish women, everything set in the dark forests of Brasov (Romania), completed the Poe-esque atmosphere that was way beyond the Halloween […]

Romanian Author Self-Translates Her Debut Book on Modern Love

[:en] Romanian author, photographer and wanderer Ioana Cristina Casapu wants to personally translate in English her nationally awarded debut novel, published last year: “Deviatii de Stereo” (en. Stereo Deviations). “Stereo Deviations is a colorful, partially ironic analysis of the Facebook generation, and the way it’s life, half lived in offline and […]

Quick Guide: The “Cultflix” Extravaganza?

[:en] What? Cultartes TV is a simple YouTube-based online streaming channel, hosted by a free platform, created strictly to promote video material submitted by our readers or to-be-featured artists. People can send teasers or trailers of their new projects, short-films, music-videos, interviews, experimental or amateur videos, event videos. As long […]