July 26, 2016 AydinBuyuktas_Flatland (1)_730x10000

PHOTO MANIPULATIONS REVEAL AN EVEN MORE BREATHTAKING ISTANBUL

Story via Archisearch.gr Inspired by the classic book of Edwin Abbat ”Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions”, Turkish artist Aydin Büyüktaş manipulated fabulously a set of photographs depicting representative Istanbul cityscapes so that the viewer would be consummately surprised. The warped space serve the purpose of drawing the viewer’s attention towards city places previously perceived […]

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July 9, 2016 1

Revisiting Julia Fullerton-Batten’s Towering ‘Teenage Stories’

Text by Andy Smith on Hi Fructose In the 2005 series “Teenage Stories,” Julia Fullerton-Batten expressed the transition from girlhood to womanhood with surrealist photographs of towering adolescents. These aren’t Photoshopped images, as Fullerton-Batten noted in the artist statement: “I shot the images on location in model villages so that the girls appear to have […]

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June 25, 2016 JohnnyMiller_04

Rich and Poor seen from above

During apartheid, barriers were both constructed and modified to segregate urban spaces—roads, rivers, and large stretches of open land separating rich neighborhoods from the poor. Twenty-two years later these barriers still exist, large homes with lush lawns just a few yards away from tightly-packed communities organized with dirt roads rather than tree-lined streets. Photographer Johnny […]

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June 24, 2016 Vivian_03

A Photo Series Featuring an Oversized Dachshund and Her Owner Exploring Brooklyn

Writer, photographer, illustrator, and director Mitch Boyer got the idea to Photoshop his tiny dachshund Vivian to an enormous scale after wanting to see her portrayed the same size of her mammoth personality. The idea was so entertaining he decided to turn the series of digitally manipulated images into a children’s book titled “Vivian the […]

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