26 3 / 2014

25 3 / 2014

gwenlafage:

New featured submission:

Empty by Stefan Hristov Marinov

If there was something non-empty (asunyam),
there would be something that is empty.
If there was anything that is non-empty
how could it have something that is empty

Nagarjuna

 The photograph project Empty is based on the concept of the internal perception of emptiness. According to a large part of the Eastern teachings, namely the emptiness of the consciousness is it highest form of existence. This definition is the basis of this project. But of course, it does not understand the lack of intellectual sense, but covers the overcoming of individual understanding of it.
Based on this belief, I started continuously to look for the provoking such feeling objects in our environment.
Thus Empty turned in an attempt for searching and representation of the emptiness, which, in fact, we can find everywhere around us. As during the winter in the parks, as well in the summer in the most animated places. I start working with the concept and the implementation of Empty during last winter, when I have been watching many gray and empty landscapes. They have strengthened my interest and led me search this same emptiness and in the other half of the year and to would like to share it. I was looking for such objects, which at first glance seem desert and empty, and after some observation led us to pass into, namely, this state of emptiness.
The aim of the project is to show their “beautiful emptiness” and to evoke its viewers the perception of emptiness, such as anyone can feel it for itself.
Every photograph of the project deals with a particular object and accordingly - part of the "perfect emptiness” and has its second part, inseparable from it. Thus, I try to show the emptiness in completely different   situations, seasons and moods.
With the photographic project Empty, I throughout to acknowledge the beauty of the perception of “Emptiness” and wake up at his audience the question: “Is it possible, this to be the most “Complete” human state?”

“The emptiness is not an independent entity and is a feature of the form that created it”
Tensin Gyatso

Stefan Hristov Marinov


Born on 23.10.1989 in Sofia
In 2008 Graduated from 33 high Language School school St. Sofia”, with profile French language.
In 2013  Graduated from National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts "Krastyo Sarafov" in the specialty “Photography”

Exhibitions:
In  2013 -  Exhibition  Empty” , Sofia, “+ Tova” ( With the support of The Gaudenz B. Ruf Award)

 In  2012-  Exhibition  Invisible Sofia http://www.invisiblesofia.com , Museum of  Ohrid  - Robev House (at the invitation of the Cultural Organization  ARTerija)

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05 9 / 2013

Alejandro Guijarro

Alejandro Guijarro is an artist based in London and Madrid who works primarily in photography. He graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2010 with a MA in fine art.

His work examines spatial relations in photographic representation, exploring what photography is still allowed and able to do. He makes contradictory and paradoxical images, where the boundaries of the photographic image break down. The images imply a tension that goes back and forth between what can be seen and what can be understood, creating a simultaneous sense of appearance and disappearance. By undermining our recognizable modes of perception, he questions the solidity and the authority of the photographic image and its ability to refer to reality and to truth.

http://www.alejandroguijarro.com

03 6 / 2013

Dean West 
In pieces

http://www.deanwest.com/

30 5 / 2013

Ghent: Karin Borghouts 
Belgian architecture

Karin Borghouts got a commission to photograph the building and the interiors of Vooruit Kunstencentrum in Ghent Belgium on the occasion of their 100th anniversary. A selection of these photographs can be seen in the exhibition Vooruit 100 at STAM the City Museum or in the dance hall at Vooruit and also in the book Vooruit 100 by Dr. Liesbeth Nys (ed. Hannibal).

Karin Borghouts studied painting and sculpture and has worked as a graphic designer. She started photographing in 1999. 
She photographs places, preferably architectural environments and interiors. Her work occupies a position between photo-graphy and visual art, and is rich in references to painting. Her highly ingenious photos can be found, for example, in the collections of the Fotomuseum and the MAS in Antwerp Belgium. Her work has been exhibited in major European and Japanese cities. Various publications of and about her work are available. Karin Borghouts is working on her own projects (art and documentary photography). She likes to work in site-specific projects and has a large experience in printing and publishing. She also works on commissioned assignments for cultural institutes, museums, publishers, architects, city councils and artists.

http://www.karinborghouts.be

17 5 / 2013

CLAIRE AHO

Claire Aho (b. 1925, Finland) is a pioneering editorial photographer and innovator of colour techniques. In the early 1950s, at a highpoint in Finnish design culture, Aho established a Helsinki-based photography studio under her own name. Her prolific output spanned advertising, editorial, reportage and fashion for a range of commercial applications. She dealt with all aspects of the creative process, from casting models, set-making, styling and lighting to developing and printing her own images.

http://thephotographersgalleryblog.org.uk/2013/04/23/claire-aho-and-1950s-finnish-photography/

http://www.claireaho.com/