Clare Marie Bailey

Our newest interview is with UK-based photographer Clare Marie Bailey who specialises in analogue self-portraiture. Working predominantly with instant and 35mm films, Clare creates cinematic tableaux in which she is both photographer and star of the show. Enjoy… Tell us a bit about yourself and who or what got you first interested in photography. I…

Interview with: Jeff Rothstein – Part II

Interview by Tom Sebastiano Jeff Rothstein is a native Brooklynite who has been living in Manhattan for many years. He has been shooting on the streets of New York City since the beginning of the 1970s. Jeff considers himself an urban observer trying to capture the city’s environment – structures, signs and, most of all,…

Interview with: Jeff Rothstein – Part I

Interview by Tom Sebastiano Jeff Rothstein is a native Brooklynite who has been living in Manhattan for many years. He has been shooting on the streets of New York City since the beginning of the 1970s. Jeff considers himself an urban observer trying to capture the city’s environment – structures, signs and, most of all,…

Interview with: Kate Hook

Kate Hook is an analogue photographer based in Birmingham in the UK. I think it is fair to say that Kate is the undisputed Queen of experimental film and film soup – and if you have no idea what film souping is, then I highly recommend you read my interview with Kate below! Kate also…

Interview with: Kasey Medlin

Kasey Medlin is a photographer living and working in Atlanta, Georgia. The images that accompany our interview with Kasey are a selection from the series Blush, a photographic quest to reconcile the past with the present, idealised but so very familiar, almost tangible but just beyond our grasp. Enjoy… Hey Kasey – thank you for…

Interview with: Matt Peers

By Tom Sebastiano Birmingham-based photographer Matt Peers’ series, ‘Portraits of Employees, Deceased, Left, Retired’ portrays the shared spaces of a working factory in North Birmingham. In it, he explores what it means ‘to go to work’ in a post-industrial North Birmingham and the fast disappearing traditional workplaces that are being replaced by an ever-expanding service…

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…

Interview with: Walter Bakowski

Walter Bakowski is a Melbourne-based artist specialising in photography, video and written word. We chat about Walter’s background, creativity and motivations and about the new 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 born and raised…

Interview with: Arnau Rovira Vidal

A Ghost City is a series from Spanish photographer Arnau Rovira Vidal shot on location in the city of Ashgabat, Turkmenistan while he was there to cover the Asian Indoor Games. The series presents a surreal document of the elaborate gold and white marble monuments and buildings set amid the arid landscape that now stand…

Interview with: Domenika Spexard

Domenika Spexard is a portrait photographer based in Berlin. We chat to Domenika about her work, her influences and what it is that makes a good portrait. Enjoy… Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you first got started in photography. The first thing that comes to mind about myself is that I’m…

Interview with: Max Miechowski

Max Miechowski is a street portrait photographer based in London. Approaching a total stranger in the street and asking to take their photograph is a scary proposition for both parties. To gain their confidence and create a striking and soulful image is a skill that we chat about in this interview with Max. Enjoy… Tell…

Interview with: Cristina Coral

Cristina Coral’s photography seeks to document the intangible, the unseen, the emotions and the memories that are within us all. Cristina’s portraits, often anonymous, are filled with introspection, staging her subjects in a moment of private self-reflection or lost in a memory. Enjoy… Tell us a bit about yourself and how you first got started…