Photography and photo art
Lindelwa Msimang is a South African contemporary artist that was born in 2001 February 16 at Edendale in Pietermaritzburg. Growing up Lindelwa loved art since primary school, but ended up having to do Civil Engineering in school. After high school, she started doing her art again through photography. Her work celebrates the masculinity within her identity and mainly talks about the history of cameras and it’s also an identity mask representing herself as a photographer.
Cajuca is a play on words “Caju” (cashew apple, a native fruit from Brazil) and “Juca” (the artist's name). The artist is interested in psychedelic art and loves to work with landscapes, adding intense colors and surreal patterns. Cajuca is currently graduating with a bachelor’s degree in visual, and is also taking a graphic design course to improve skills.
Tahir Carl Karmali is a visual artist born in Nairobi, Kenya and now based in Brooklyn, New York. Working with photography, collage and installation, Karmali’s work finds its roots in themes of identity, and how these said identities are shaped by economic, geopolitical and social systems.
Luciana Mazzucchelli is an artist born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, actually living in in Barcelona, Spain. She studied art with different great artists, such as Manuela Rivero in Barcelona, and Alejandra Roux in Buenos Aires. Luciana loves to experience with different inks and materials and create complex, yet beautiful textures.
The photographic artwork created by Maria Wingård is dark and eerie, prodding deep into your sub conscience, bringing forth both haunting and beautiful imagery. Her photography and photo manipulation skills truly make her art unique and memorable. Her work brings to mind the unrealistic beauty standards and the decay that time ravishes upon us all. It’s dark and macabre but below everything you can see the underlying beauty of the piece.
Juan González (b. 1982 in Valencia) began photography in 1996 documenting the subculture of skateboard in his first works. Later, he studied photography at EASD and then self published his, a photo documentary over the Paris subway. His works until 2005, are defined in various limited editions and six fanzines. He took a Master at UPV in 2006, and began to work on lines of investigation regarding built landscapes and how one constructs an identity.
Uchechukwu Ibemere (1995) is a self-taught documentary and lifestyle photographer based in Lagos. His work features everyday life, product photography and documentary images (all shot on iPhone) from his immediate environment not excluding images from his trips within Nigeria and across West Africa.
Matthew Barbarino is a photographer from the Greater Binghamton area. He studied at The Rhode Island School of Design and Duke University. In his first project, Graceland, Matthew returned home to document the lives of old friends in that area during what has come to be known as the Opioid Epidemic. His work has been exhibited in Vancouver, Paris, and Berlin.
Jo Chukualim is a UK based artist whose work interrogates the idea of identity and its connection with psychology and mental health. Jo often works with the photographic image to reveal abstract thoughts and realities provoked by varying forms of psychosis. Her work draws inspiration from her background in both the arts and sciences to develop new forms of communication and engagement, inviting the viewer to consider different ways of being.
Derrick Ofosu Boateng is a promising, booming iPhone artist, based in Accra, Ghana. Inspired by the richness of the African lifestyle, his contemporary photography aims to influence the world’s perception of Africa and its art, often viewed through a limited lens in film and media. Through his art, he is inspired to represent the beauty and visual poetry of everyday African culture, lifestyles and behaviors.
Mara Sommer creates fantasies and fairy tales, deftly articulating emotional stories through her photography, while always maintaining a sense of reality that brings the viewer back to the everyday world. She describes her work as highly styled, but with minimal artiface. Her work has appeared in fine art shows as well as group gallery shows in Germany, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
Veronika Lavey is a fine art photographer and digital artist. She was born in Hungary to a family that travelled the globe from the USA to New Zealand before she settled in the United Kingdom. Veronika is completely self-taught, though with a university degree in creative writing and literature. She currently lives in Herefordshire, England, with her husband and two children.
Gabriel Nuer is an artist and and athlete based in the Bay Area of California. He got into digital art making videos at the skatepark with my friends but at the age of 16 he started taking more and more photos and things really took off from there. Throughout all of this time, Gabriel was training parkour on the side, which is now his main sport/active hobby. The meditative state he finds himself in when training parkour feels analogous to the one that he experiences when making art.
Born in Manila, Philippines in 1986, Manalo is a visual artist who focuses on photography, photo-manipulation and installations. His work is inspired by the imagined memories of nostalgic and dream-like environments; his works documents their decline into post-apocalyptic, nightmarish creations. MVM also co-founded an art zine called Magazine 43 which is a print-on-demand magazine that promotes emerging and established contemporary artists to the masses. He currently lives in Taichung, Taiwan.
Shima Gohrjinejad is a talented young artist based in London. She has received her MA degree in the Middlesex University. In her works Shima tackles themes like mental illnesses and the artist-model bond creating powerful stark images that reflect the emotions of her subjects.
Shaylin Wallace is a graphic designer and artist. As an artist, she specializes in photo-manipulation/photo-editing. Using Adobe Photoshop, Wallace creates surrealistic pieces of artwork by combining multiple stock images and clipart together to bring her imaginative ideas to life. Shaylin is studying at Salisbury University, pursuing her BFA in Graphic Design and will be graduating in Spring 2021.
Sensitive to all forms of creation, art or craft, photography has captured Cbaud’s attention and fueled her imagination for the past dozen years. In form, her work is oriented towards graphic constructions, clear lines, sober and raw images. Basically, it mostly talks about feelings, emotions, in short, humanity.
Jess Saldaña holds a BA in Music Composition and Theatre from Columbia College in Chicago, an MA in Performance Studies from NYU, and an MFA in Fine Art from Parsons with a certificate in Gender and Sexuality studies from The New School for Social Research. Transdisciplinary in practice, their work is informed by debility studies, psychoanalysis, queer theory, deconstruction, shadow feminism, and Marxist critique.
Heather Olker is a Brooklyn-based multimedia artist driven by feminist, psychological and political concerns. She is a Master of Fine Arts graduate from the Photography, Video and Related Media program at the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, where she was awarded the Alice Beck-Odette scholarship and a full-time assistantship grant.
Theerapat Pawaprom was born in 1988 in Ubon Ratchathani,Thailand. He is a photographer based in Bangkok. Theerapat works by impression on the unordinary house and buildings. He integrates the different architectural designs to reveal ways of life, diversity, and inequality of society.