Christian Aslund is a Swedish photographer based in Stockholm. Working in a variety of practices in the photography field, from editorial photography to commercial photography, Aslund loves to tell stories through his work.
Arto Saari is a legend of the skateboarding community. Known for an insane amount of talent and some of the gnarliest video parts ever, he’s now focused on shifting his passion to being behind the lens instead of in front of it. This video has Saari talk about his practice, as well as other famous skaters talking about his craft.
Shot with Canon 5D mkII and Nikon D800 and made in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects, Akermark‘s “Color and Concrete in Stockholm Part 2″ shows a lot of hidden and abandoned places in the Stockholm area. Some might call it Urban Exploration. The images are all still images, only…3-dimensional.
“What makes these dioramas unusual is that they are created in a 200 gallon tank filled with water. Though I sometimes build a scene in front of and behind the tank, most of the “action” takes place in the tank with paint injected into the water for cloud formations. I use whatever materials I can find on the street, in stores and on the internet that might add to a perception of reality that is not quite what it seems.” Kim Keever
In anticipation of Norman Wong‘s exhibition for Arts & Crafts 10 year anniversary that will open Thursday, May 23 [tomorrow] and run until Saturday, June 15 at 1093 Queen St. W. (Unit 2), and will also show at Field Trip Music & Arts Festival and the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival. We got a chance to talk to Norman about a variety of topics from his humble beginnings to working with some of the biggest names in Canadian indie rock.
Toronto, ON – Arts & Crafts has announced a brand new photography exhibit with Toronto-based celebrity and fashion photographer Norman Wong, chronicling label artists over the past 10 years. The original black-and-white portrait series features iconic favourite and never-before-seen shots of artists such as Kevin Drew, Leslie Feist, Dan Mangan and numerous other A&C talents, as well as a special archival collection of personal, candid shots taken by Wong during A&C tours, concerts and photography sessions. The exhibit will open Thursday, May 23 and run until Saturday, June 15 at 1093 Queen St. W. (Unit 2), and will also show at Field Trip Music & Arts Festival and the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival.
“A mix of clips of the New York City subway system on film, mostly from the ’70s and early ’80s, when graffiti was a mainstay on train cars and everything underground was, for the most part, grittier and more worn than it is today. The exact date range is 1966 to 1984…in other words, Lindsay to Koch.” – Jonathan Hertzberg
Elise Victoria Louise Windsor is a visual artist working and living in Toronto, Ontario. She graduated from OCAD University’s BFA program, focusing in photography, printmaking and sculpture. Layering photography with sculpture, she creates analogue-based photographic illusions addressing the phantasmagoric qualities specific to the medium of photography. In this series, Windsor confuses both the mind and the eye with her trompe l’oeil work.