Folio: Simon King

Simon King is a London-based fine-arts photojournalist and street photographer. His work captures the everyday surreal through an emphasis on limited shape and colour, and interesting characters. He is inspired by the cinematic frame and the storytelling techniques of the great photographers such as Steve McCurry or Walter Rothwell. He takes a slow approach to…

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Folio: Debla by Curro Rodriguez

Curro Rodriguez is a visual artist originally from Spain currently living and working in Iceland. His work captures the interactions and interventions between nature and the body – Man vs. Nature – how humans have changed the natural landscape and how the wild recovers those lost spaces. “In my work, I use performance, installation and…

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Folio: Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah

Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah was born in Bonn, Germany and now lives and works in Switzerland. Being of German-Ghanaian descent, she has always been concerned with the question of belonging and identity. Originally influenced by painting, Akosua developed an independent practice between performance and photography, using film as her canvas. Her work focuses on self-portraiture and…

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Folio: Makis Makris

Photographer Makis Makris was born and now lives in the city of Kavala, Greece. Makis’ first contact with photography was through a seminar on artistic photography organized by the Photoclub of Kavala, one of the longest-standing cultural associations in the country. Makis is a member of the B.U.L.B. Photo Collective (Bucharest Urban League of photographers…

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Folio: Masked by Alexander Kafka

Masked is a new series from Washington D.C.-based photographer Alexander Kafka and features model Theresa Manchester. Alexander is art director for SmokeLong Quarterly and studied fine-art figure photography with Missy Loewe at the Washington School of Photography and portrait photography with Sora DeVore at Glen Echo Photoworks. Enjoy… See more of Alexander’s work at: LensCulture…

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Folio: Vintage Lifestyle by Carissa Dorson

Carissa Dorson is a photographer and cinematographer living in Los Angeles, California. She earned her degree in cinematography from Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts. In addition to her work in film and television, Dorson works as a fine art photographer, specializing in portraiture. Carissa enjoys using the camera to tell real, character-driven and…

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Folio: Flow By Nature by Lean Lui

Lean Lui is a 19 year old self-taught photographer from Hong Kong. She sees photography as a way to build her own Utopia. Her works are sensitive, metaphoric, emotional and dreamy. Flow By Nature is Lean’s first solo exhibition. She acknowledges this exhibition as the starting point of her journey of self-discovery; as she said:…

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Folio: Military Logic by Sophie Barbasch

Sophie Barbasch is a photographer based in New York. She earned her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design and her BA in Art and Art History from Brown University. Sophie has been the recipient of a number of grants and residencies including a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil. “I went to photograph…

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Interview with: Karoliina Kase

Estonian photographer Karoliina Kase uses photography to explore the interplay of people, environment, and light. She combines personal experience and fiction to communicate a psychological narrative and investigate the personalities and moods of her subjects. Karoliina shot the series Bruno while completing her BA in Visual Arts at Brown University (Bruno is the name of…

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Interview with: Walter Bakowski

Walter Bakowski is a Melbourne-based artist specialising in photography, video and written word. We chat with Walter about his background, what drives his creativity and about his latest book Manières D’être, images from which accompany this interview. Enjoy… Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you first got started in photography. I was…

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Folio: Bad Egg by Sakis Dazanis

Sakis Dazanis is a high school teacher and contemporary photographer living and working in Kozani, a small town in Northern Greece. The series Bad Egg is drawn from childhood memories driving through the Greek countryside, being told to quickly close the car windows as they approached the fertilizer factory on the outskirts of Ptolemaida, the…

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