Canadian artist Myriam Dion transforms dailies into beautiful pieces of paper art!
You can recycle old newspapers, create origami with them, or even use them as wrapping papers of some sort. But for Dion, newspapers can be manipulated to look like lace! Using only an X-Acto knife, a stack of newspapers, keen eyesight, and a creative mind, Dion painstakingly cuts patterns through the papers and transforms an otherwise serious page into a beautiful work of art. At first glance, you might even think that what you’re looking at are fine embroidered materials!
Currently, Dion is taking up her Masters Degree in Visual and Media Arts at the University of Quebec.
MONO NO AWARE captures the ephemeral nature of being through film cinematography. MONO NO AWARE is able to freeze the transitory moments in life and transform it into a beautiful extension of the soul.
At the geographic center of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, right at the heart of Moncton city lies the Art Shack, an art supply store and studio. Originally established in Sackville NB, the Art Shack art supply store and studio is run by local artists. It provides a myriad of art materials and framing, and focus an approach of education through art to the surrounding communities. Some of the most iconic Lomography analogue cameras are available at the store.
Photography is not only an act of documentation or communication, it is also a way of seeing the world. The camera opens our eyes and lets us see what lies behind the obvious, and we start looking at things as potential subjects of a photograph. Every leak of light unveils secrets that talented photographers turn into a piece of art. Li Hui is one of those gifted artists. We talked to her about her work and her sensitive photographs that picture a wonderful vulnerability.
Elizabeth Nahum-Albright, or Lizzy, as her peers would call her, is a fine art photographer based out of Brooklyn. Born to design-oriented and artistic parents, she got into photography at a young age and continues to explore the possibilities within her chosen craft. Lizzy loves 19th century photographic processes, but she isn't a stranger to modern methods either – much like our New Petzval Lens. Read on to learn more about Lizzy and catch a glimpse of some of her Petzval photos.
We can all come up with all sorts of useful ways to utilize bubble wrap, but not everyone would instantly think of using it as a medium to create art - just like how New York-based artist Bradley Hart had!
Enjoy a truly analogue moviemaking experience with Lomography's 35mm movie camera and an accompanying accessory to watch your films with. View your masterpieces in the most analogue way possible with the LomoKinoscope. Get it now 20% off the regular price!
I'd like to tell you about a very unusual place - the Helikon Art Center. This space was built by the hands of a single person, Turkish sculptor and philosopher named Orhan Özçalik, and is now open to artists from all over the world.
Most, if not all, of the photographs in Keis Iguchi's LomoHome were printed using traditional darkroom processes. He likens film photography to using cassette tape and relies on his favorite combination of LC-A and Ferrania Solaris 800 in creating evocative images. In this interview, our Newcomer of the Week from Tokyo Japan shares more about his affinity for analog photography.