If you take photographs seriously, that’s the end of the story. Moriyama’s public career began in the magazine PROVOKE vol 2., in which he shot a couple having sex in a love hotel.
The project's designs exploit a vulnerability in some face detection systems that relies on symmetry and the visibility of the nose bridge area to locate a face. By altering the contrast and gradients of these key facial features, a computer no longer sees a face. Yet in human-perception the person is still identifiable.
"The ending of this one minute version of the story is not happy nor tragic it’s more hopeful. The idea is to give the audiences the desire to know more about the story. We are getting closer to a climax we don’t show and then we have a very open ending."
Sandro Miller’s exhibition My Hair, My Soul, My Freedom shows hairstyles being worn by Black women today and will be premiering at the Chicago Art Expo on Thursday, September 14th. Each hairstyle presented is based on the specific model’s personal “hair story” and is modeled after something she would wear on the street.
Using female models, I create a world just next to our reality. The images might look like they tell a story, but there is no narrative, no logic. In that way, they are close to our dreams, or at least mine. The combination of opposed elements, such as the fragile and the destructive, the eerie and the absurd, the tragic and the playful, is a very important part of my creation.
"As a photographer, it's almost up to us to preserve these emotions, these feelings and powerful initiatives that are happening, that are coming out of what might not be such a great time."
Through the lens of Richard Mosse's weaponized camera, the subjects are visible only as figures of glowing white light. The serial heat readings capture radiant beings amidst a dark textured landscape, emulating a negative print instead of a positive one.
Charlie Rubin’s work is a meditation and an exploration of the ordinary, with a twist, dissolving the line between artificial and real. At its core, Rubin presents a visualization of a change in culture.
Tim Walker's photographs have entranced the readers of Vogue, month by month, for over a decade. Extravagant staging and romantic motifs characterise his unmistakable style.
I find my best portraits are of people I love. I do love taking pictures of strangers as well as it gives me an opportunity to connect with people I wouldn’t otherwise. It’s a very different process that involves a different quality of trust.
Born in Lima, Ohio, in 1956, Ann Hamilton received a BFA in textile design from the University of Kansas in 1979 and an MFA in sculpture from the Yale School of Art in 1985. From 1985 to 1991, she taught on the faculty of the University of California at Santa Barbara. Hamilton has served on the faculty of The Ohio State University since 2001, where she is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Art.