Tag: artists

  • Whilst We Wait, We Won't Wither

    written by basterda on 2010-09-07 in #news
    Whilst We Wait, We Won't Wither

    Loosely based on Jeff Nachtigall's (dirklancer) The Art of Waiting project, WHILST WE WAIT is a Philippine-based photo-project whose goal is to visualize the future through a heterogeneous analogue-mixture of film photographs and handwritten letters with vivid virtues of anticipation, perspective and waiting. Would you wait with us, too?

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  • Artists & Alchemists

    written by maymosciaro on 2011-02-15 in #news
    Artists & Alchemists

    A new documentary is beeing produced about the revival of historical photograph processes.

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  • The Bohemian Photographer: Ida Kar

    written by webo29 on 2011-07-17 in #lifestyle
    The Bohemian Photographer: Ida Kar

    Ida Kar (1908–74) was instrumental in encouraging the acceptance of photography as a fine art. She was the first photographer to be honoured with a major retrospective in London.

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  • Tochka Shooting with the Diana F+ and Instant Back

    written by kazarareta on 2009-08-10 in #people #lomoamigos
    Tochka Shooting with the Diana F+ and Instant Back

    Nagata Takeshi and Monno Kazue - the creative forces behind the PikaPika project and they are here to share their thoughts about the art of light painting and its future with us!

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  • Influence or Coincidence: Lothar Wolleh and the Simplicity of Symmetry

    written by webo29 on 2012-04-16 in #lifestyle
    Influence or Coincidence: Lothar Wolleh and the Simplicity of Symmetry

    You’d think it would be an easy job to find portraits of people standing (or sitting) bang in the centre of a black and white photo, right? Well, think again! This week’s installment of Influence or Coincidence, dealing with the symmetrical portrait photography of Lothar Wolleh, was webo29’s toughest to date. But he’s managed (sort of).

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  • Clever Collages by Agnes Montgomery

    written by jeanmendoza on 2011-11-09 in #lifestyle
    Clever Collages by Agnes Montgomery

    Agnes Montgomery is an artist who makes one-of-a-kind collages made out of found paper. View her wonderful works of art after the break.

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  • Place de la Concorde, Paris

    written by neja on 2011-12-22 in #world #locations
    Place de la Concorde, Paris

    Not only a place of memory, but also an open-air circus. At 8 hectares (20 acres), the octagonal Place de la Concorde is the largest square in Paris. It is situated between the Tuileries and the Champs-Elysées. What is now a place for taking pictures with the Eiffel Tower on the horizon, as well as a reforming place for all sorts of street artists, is actually a place of great heritage.

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  • Shane McAdams' Paintings Using Ball Point Pens

    written by emulsional on 2012-01-10 in #news
    Shane McAdams' Paintings Using Ball Point Pens

    Shane McAdams is an artist and writer living in Brooklyn, New York. One of his works features colourful paintings with the use of ball point pens! Nifty, huh? View his ink-redibly abstract masterpieces after the jump...

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  • Coloured Walls From Sampa

    written by -alia- on 2012-06-15 in #world #locations
    Coloured Walls From Sampa

    São Paulo aka Sampa has one of the world's most famous creative, underground, and alternative flavours. Coloured façades, graffiti, and diverse ways of street art are all around. Please, be my guest and lose yourself inside this real-life cartoon full of colours.

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  • Christianshavn - The Amsterdam of Denmark

    written by anarchy on 2009-08-04 in #world #locations
    Christianshavn - The Amsterdam of Denmark

    Picturesque houses along the canals, Church of Our Savior, Freetown Christiania and the Danish film school all share this beautiful part of Copenhagen located on an artificial island not far from the city centre.

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  • The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto (Part 4) !

    written by canadas-lomography on 2011-09-01 in #lifestyle
    The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto (Part 4) !

    Along with the Detrich collection and Diana Vignettes submitted by Canadian Lomographers, a very special exhibition of Diana F+ cameras customized by Canadian artists are on display. Now we would like you to meet this talented bunch and their lovingly crafted Diana F+ recreations! Meet: Justin Saunders, Mark Kingwell, Matthew Varey, Melissa Auf der Maur and Menno Krant.

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  • Lothar Wolleh: Photographer of Modernity

    written by webo29 on 2011-07-13 in #lifestyle
    Lothar Wolleh: Photographer of Modernity

    Up until the late 60s Lothar Wolleh was one of Germany's most successful commercial photographers. Then he gave it all up.

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  • Say Hello (Once Again) to Our Musical LomoAmigos!

    written by shhquiet on 2011-04-22 in #lifestyle
    Say Hello (Once Again) to Our Musical LomoAmigos!

    Everybody, press the pause button! Take a break from whatever you're doing and join us as we hit rewind - to make a recap of all the talented musicians who love Lomography as much as you do!

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  • Deukmejian Wilderness Park in La Crescenta (California)

    written by herbert-4 on 2009-04-12 in #world #locations
    Deukmejian Wilderness Park in La Crescenta (California)

    Located in La Crescenta, California, this is a very pretty spot to visit and photograph, and is also the beginning of several hiking trails, that, if you have the youth and stamina, will take you halfway into space. The trails starting here intersect with trails going deep into the San Gabriel Mountains. Maps and preparation required.

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  • Never Sorry: An Ai Wei Wei Documentary

    written by emulsional on 2012-01-29 in #news
    Never Sorry: An Ai Wei Wei Documentary

    Ai Wei Wei is one of China's most influential artists to date and is considered to be Beijing's Andy Warhol. In this documentary, his personal life and courageous works are tackled and revealed. Know more about Ai Wei Wei after the break...

  • Sadler's Wells

    written by neja on 2011-08-12 in #world #locations
    Sadler's Wells

    Sadler's Wells - only the best in dance and arts!

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  • LomoAmigo Wrik Mead Joins Barbara Sternberg on the LC-A+

    written by ashleyaang on 2013-01-29 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Wrik Mead Joins Barbara Sternberg on the LC-A+

    Wrik Mead has been making film, video and photography works since graduating from the Ontario College of Art in the late 80's. His work has been screened at festivals and galleries worldwide including the Berlinale, The Toronto International Film Festival and the Sydney International Film Festival. He is currently represented by PayneShurvell Gallery in London, UK and teaches at OCAD University in Toronto. He recently teamed up with LomoAmigo Barbara Sternberg and the LC-A+ - Read on and see the results!

  • San Francisco Vignettes: Snapshots of the City

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-30 in #news
    San Francisco Vignettes: Snapshots of the City

    We've talked about the custom Diana F+ cameras made by local San Francisco artists... Now let's have a glimpse at the photographs submitted for the Vignettes for Charity exhibition at our San Francisco Gallery Store. Some talented photographers of all backgrounds are giving viewers a glimpse into life in the city... Check them out below!

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  • Oriental Art: Kaikai Kiki Co., Japan

    written by webo29 on 2012-02-06 in #lifestyle
    Oriental Art: Kaikai Kiki Co., Japan

    Kaikai Kiki Co was founded by Takashi Murakami in 2001. It evolved from its predecessor, the Hiropon Factory, which was founded in 1996. Find out what it's about after the jump.

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  • Pinkpop Festival, The Netherlands

    written by tiffanyschepers on 2010-08-25 in #world #locations
    Pinkpop Festival, The Netherlands

    Pinkpop is a yearly, three-day festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands. For years it is in the weekend of Pinksteren (dutch for pentecost). In 2009 was the 40 year anniversery of the festival with artist like Bruce Springsteen, Placebo, Depeche Mode and a lot more.

  • The Avenue of Stars (Hongkong)

    written by bluemie5 on 2009-09-19 in #world #locations
    The Avenue of Stars (Hongkong)

    To pay tribute to outstanding professionals of Hong Kong's film industry, to promote tourism industry, and to consolidate Hong Kong's position as Asia's World City, the Avenue of Stars which is located at the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade was constructed in April 2004. (website)

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  • Backstage Portraits: Malaysian Artists

    written by lakandula on 2013-05-24 in #lifestyle
    Backstage Portraits: Malaysian Artists

    Previously named Budaya Maju Cultural Troupe established as a non profit cultural group to preserve and promote traditional dance, music and indigenous craft, the Persatuan Seni Budaya Sabah (PSBS), otherwise known as the Cultural and Performing Arts Association, Sabah, was established and registered in 1990.

  • Roy Lichtenstein's Three Landscapes in New York

    written by emulsional on 2012-02-07 in #news
    Roy Lichtenstein's Three Landscapes in New York

    Pop art never rots. In fact, one of the late Roy Lichtenstein's installation works in currently on display for public viewing. Know the details after the break...

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  • The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto (Part 2) !

    written by canadas-lomography on 2011-08-31 in #lifestyle
    The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto (Part 2) !

    Along with the Detrich collection and Diana Vignettes submitted by Canadian Lomographers, a very special exhibition of Diana F+ cameras customized by Canadian artists are on display. Now we would like you to meet this talented bunch and their lovingly crafted Diana F+ recreations! Meet: Christine Davis, Craig Seeley, David Quan, Mauricio Affonso, Diana Thorneycroft and The David Suzuki Foundation

  • Bajouca Rockspot Festival

    written by sprofishgel on 2011-08-28 in #world #locations
    Bajouca Rockspot Festival

    “I fell in love with the sweet sensation/I gave my heart to a simple chord/I gave my soul to a new religion/Whatever happened to you?/Whatever happened to our rock'n'roll?/Whatever happened to my rock'n'roll?”...I'll tell you what happened!

  • Brassaï Brassaï

    written by webo29 on 2011-06-23 in #news
    Brassaï Brassaï

    An exhibition of photographs by Hungarian photographer Brassaï at the Museum Berggruen in Berlin.

  • Freeway Art x F. Sionil Jose Collection Launch x Lomography

    written by basterda on 2011-06-06 in #news
    Freeway Art x F. Sionil Jose Collection Launch x Lomography

    Last May 31st, Lomography Embassy Manila invited us, the web team of Lomography Manila, to launch another collaboration of Freeway Art and their National Artists Collector's Series. Mr. Francisco Sionil Jose, one of the Philippines' living national artists, is their latest featured artist.

  • Solo Photowalk Routes: Street Artists in Milan

    written by sirio174 on 2013-04-15 in #world #locations
    Solo Photowalk Routes: Street Artists in Milan

    Although spring is late in coming, I have not renounced my walks in search of photographic subjects. In this case, in a long walk from Porta Venezia to Piazza Duomo in Milan, I dedicated my time to capture some nice street artists. Just watch!

  • East Meets West: Martin Kreloff's Pop Art

    written by emulsional on 2012-01-16 in #lifestyle
    East Meets West: Martin Kreloff's Pop Art

    Hollywood movie stars and Japanese sumo wrestlers: what connection do they have? Martin Kreloff definitely knows what these two opposite things can have in common. Take a look at his brilliant work of art after the break!

  • The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto (Part 6) !

    written by canadas-lomography on 2011-09-02 in #lifestyle
    The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto (Part 6) !

    Along with the Detrich collection and Diana Vignettes submitted by Canadian Lomographers, a very special exhibition of Diana F+ cameras customized by Canadian artists are on display. Now we would like you to meet this talented bunch and their lovingly crafted Diana F+ recreations! Meet: Midi Onodera, Natalia Yanchak, Natalie Kruch, Patricia O’Connor of Penicullus Bellum and Raymond Biesinger.