Monthly Archives: January 2012

FINGERPICTURES 2

FINGERPICTURES 2

Impossible Love Gulliver Rocky Horror Spartan Goddess Enlightenment Cheating Tickle The End of Black and White In the “Photography, Photographed” project (this is the second essay on Fingerpictures) we kept investigating the limits of paper, only to be surprised by its endless possibilities. The starting point is always a photo of a photo where an ... Read More »

THE PAGE IS ALIVE.

THE PAGE IS ALIVE.

What happens when you realize your life is going nowhere, while days pile up like shallow pages? What happens when you end up being trapped into their glassy, glossy surface?  While you think about an answer, we are going to tell you a story about a brave spirit who – in search of adventure – ... Read More »

THE PAGE IS THE LIMIT.

THE PAGE IS THE LIMIT.

American Flamingo by John J. Audubon (1825) Bluemarine campaign – Vogue 2012 In 1820 John James Audubon decided to paint every bird in North America. His aim was to realize lifesize portraits of each bird and, in order to do that, he had to adopt a large sheet of paper, called ‘double elephant folio’, measuring ... Read More »

WHITE BLACK OUT

WHITE BLACK OUT

How many times did you stare at the blank sheet of paper, waiting for inspiration? How many times did you experience the ‘white out’ in front of its sucking void, totally unable to express yourself? Writers, cartoonists, composers, graphic designers, architects and illustrators: all of creative production starts from a white piece of paper. Simon ... Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHED N°8

PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHED N°8

Caught into the Binding Underpaper Breath Janus’ Daughter Blood Rose Into Thin Hair Princess of Coincidence Behind My Back You Know Me So Well High Noon Self Confession My Past is Blank You, Bitch! Type Setter Paper doesn’t come from a tree. It is a tree, or at least it was, before being crushed into ... Read More »

CULTURE BY EROSION

CULTURE BY EROSION

It’s with a great sense of awe that we are here to publish the work of Canadian artist Guy Laramee. The idea behind his wonderful sculptures is, somehow, familiar to the Powder Culture we promote on these pages. “Cultures arise, become obsolete, and are replaced by new ones,” says Guy in his own artist’s statement. ... Read More »

FINGERPICTURES

FINGERPICTURES

Like a Cadillac. It was awkward. I was working with my camera in one hand, while placing the page under the proper light with the other. That’s when I saw my own fingers entering the frame of the camera’s view finder. They looked like pink fat aliens, fiddling around the page I was trying to ... Read More »

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