Irving Klaw the “Pin-up King” – Merchant of Sexploitation, Fetish and Bettie Page

  From 1952 to 1957, a not-so-shy model and camera-club girl named Bettie Page worked for a New York City men’s magazine publisher named Irving Klaw. His younger sister Paula was the photographer and director of the black-haired beauty, who posed for the bondage and fetish photography market that Irving helped create. Irving Klaw (November 9, 1910 – […]

Pier Paolo Pasolini: Bodies and Places, Dis-articulation and Distance

“… no matter what conjecture there is about his death on the beach of Ostia under the wheels of his own car, genital’s hammer-smashed and reeking of Vatican gasoline, throat laced with limp skin from broken bone between sand and sea, his light lingers on…” The Films of Pier Paolo Pasolini are without doubt established […]

AM Projects & Akina: BKK Experimental

“I went with Laura looking for gay go-go bars and assisting her to shoot in brothels and demolished hotels, I shot with Daisuke in backstreets at night (he was photographing with some weird infrared hunting device) while Hiroshi was using a document hand-scanner to capture surfaces and the intricacy of bed-sheets, lingerie and curtains, later on we found out he also scanned bodies. I spent the nights with Olivier wandering the dark corners of Chinatown.”

Five Uneasy Pieces: An Interview with Juno Calypso

Reasons You’re Tired All the Time, 2013   “I feel like this question is saying ‘can you still be a feminist when your camera is aiming at your ass?” If so, my answer is yes.”   BF: Within the theatricality of your images, you seem to be hinting at a considered perception of the feminine […]