Categories
Country cultural heritage dance India masks and costumes Raj Laxmi Singh street performance

MAGIC OF EXPRESSION

RAJ LAXMI SINGH // Raj Laxmi is a photographer from India based in Delhi who greatly loves immersing herself emotionally and visually in the performing arts of her country. She has shared a set of magical captures from Indian classical dance performances.

Categories
dance France Nathan Benkemoun performing arts

HEAVENLY BALLET

NATHAN BENKEMOUN // Nathan was born in Nice and is now based in Paris. As a photographer he is mainly attracted to showing daily life and people´s interaction with their environment through intimate, sometimes absurd or even banal scenes, taken in the street or in open spaces. For this series though, he went up high: […]

Categories
contemporary art fine art painting photo art

HOPPERESQUE

THE SMC_HOPPER PHOTO CHALLENGE // We had a lot of really good submissions to our first-ever Instagram photo challenge, where we asked photographers to share their “Hopperesque” photographs. It was hard to pick just a few favourites, but we managed. Here are links to our favourites, together with some paintings by Edward Hopper that they reminded […]

Categories
Australia Cher Min Teo contemporary art fine art Giada Calamida music painting performing arts sculpture street art street performance

REAL AUSSIE

CHER MIN TEO // Cher Min has been a photographer for 30 years, starting as a teenager, initially with film and then transitioning to digital photography. The photo series he shared with us is a documentary of the mixture of the vibrant art life found in Adelaide´s public spaces, including both musicians and artworks.

Categories
contemporary art fine art modern art painting street art tris United Kingdom

EMPOWERING HER-STORY

TRIS // We previously featured a series by tris on the colourful London cosplayers. This time tris has documented something equally colourful, a paint jam event by the WOM Collective, a grassroots collective of London and Los Angeles based female artists.

Categories
contemporary art fine art Laine Mullally photo art Sweden

MANNEQUIN

LAINE MULLALLY // Laine is not only a photographer, but also a teacher of English and religious studies and a part time model. Based in Stockholm Sweden, she has an artistic approach that combines photography with writing. The conceptual series on mannequins she shared with us was directly inspired by her experiences as a model.