Nigel Shafran: Dark Rooms

‘A compilation of five interconnected projects, Dark Rooms moves in cycles: birth and death, acquiring and discarding, the banality of routine.’

Five or Sex Questions for BP Laval

“I personally cannot even “see” porn anymore. Perhaps I am desensitized, but I fail to adhere to the moralistic innuendo that is applied to a word like pornography.”

Irina Ionesco Interview: Static Frame, Opulent Realities

@ Irina Ionesco “For the most part, my characters are portrayed in some sort of deep concentration resulting in my personal interpretation: melancholy dream – expectation – prayers and enigmas”. Irina Ionesco is a name that has not been touched upon by photography enthusiasts much since the 1990s. Yet, her work has a strong influence […]

An Interview with Paul Gaffney

“That process of walking every day for long periods of time, you slow down, you start to really observe how your mind’s working, get a different sense of the connection between mind and body and your surroundings. It was a very physical process, and the pace was quite meditative, so I wanted to make a […]

Five Uneasy Pieces: An Interview with Juno Calypso

A Dream in Green, 2015 “I would consider it a personal investigation of the self, but my self is a feminine-feminist. So it also becomes political, but I wouldn’t say I’m pandering – certainly not self consciously and even more certainly not unknowingly.” BF: Within the theatricality of your images, you seem to be hinting […]

A Conversation with Ulay – Founding Father of Performance Art

Ulay. Imagine a combination of a charismatic personality, a subversive anarchist, a bright mind and a daring body. The artist Ulay, better than anyone has explored limits of body and soul and by doing so he has become one of the founding fathers of performance art. MG: Lets start from the very beginning. You were […]

Keiichi Tanaami on “Pop Art”

“I have never thought of myself as a pop artist. However, when I was young there was a time when I was influenced by the methodologies and techniques of pop artists, such as Warhol.”