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Shahria Sharmin’s Photographs From ‘Presence Of Absence’ Capture The Residue Of Lives On Trains In Bangladesh

| Photography | 9 hours ago

Shahria Sharmin Photograph Of Apple On Seat

Man Looking Through Window

Glass Of Tea In Sunlight

Oil Tankers On Tracks In Bangladesh

Shadows Of People On Train

Shadows On Train Carriage

Train Controls And Buttons

Shahria Sharmin‘s photographs from ‘Presence Of Absence’ use the metaphor of a train to reflect on the stories and lives of people who travel across the Indian sub continent and in her native Bangladesh.

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Clara Vannucci’s ‘Crime And Redemption’ Photographs Take Us Into An Incredible Prison Theatre Project

| Photography | 11 hours ago

Clara Vannucci Photograph Of Sad Clown

Putting On Make up In Theatre Wardrobe

Crime And Redemption In Italian Prison

Cigarette Break Between Act On Stage

Italian Travelling Actors On Street

Theatre Rehearsal In Prison Cell

Tattooed Prisoners Acting On Stage

Clara Vannucci‘s photographs from ‘Crime And Redemption’ bring us into one of Italy’s most notorious prisons, Prison Volerra in Tuscany, and introduce us to an incredible theatre project that’s been in place there for over 25 years.

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Kent Ambler’s Beautiful Woodcut Prints Are Rooted In The Folk Art Tradition

| Art and design | 14 hours ago

Kent Ambler Print Of Dogs Sleeping On Bed

Bird Picking At Berries

Goldfinches Sitting On Tree Branches

Birds In Bush With Pink Flowers

Crow Sitting On Deer Head

Dog Sleeping In Basket

Fish Swimming In Aquarium

Kent Ambler‘s woodcut prints are rooted in the folk art tradition, his inspiration drawn from his surroundings, from a life that fills him with birdsong, the trees and tangled bushes,woods and lakes, his dogs, cats, chickens and goats, the seasons and vibrant countryside of South Carolina. His life with his wife. Those small things that seep into our consciousness at a moments whisper, the feelings we cannot grasp yet intuitively understand.

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Bronia Stewart’s ‘Pepe’ Photographs Tell The Tale Of A Mexican Gang

| Photography | October 21, 2014

Bronia Stewart Photograph Of Mexican Gang Member

Mexican Gang Girls In Chalco

Gang Members In American Classic Car

Men And Women Hanging Out In Mexico City

Man Eating Cake Outside Garage

Couple Kissing On Street

Man Holding Bottle Of Beer

Bronia Stewart‘s photographs from ‘Pepe’ are a continuation of her ongoing work into communities and sub cultures that are hard to infiltrate. Her first, called ‘Babe Station’, was a behind-the-scenes look at an adult-television channel and phone-sex hotline. This one is an immersive project that took her onto the streets of Chalco, a town on the outskirts of Mexico City.

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Seung-Woo Yang ‘The Best Days’ Photographs Take Us Into The South Korean Criminal Underworld

| Photography | October 21, 2014

Seung Woo Yang Photograph Of Couple Asleep

Korean Brothel And Party Of Men

Korean Gang Members Having Lunch

Prostitute Wages Being Counted

Illegal Gambling Den In Korea

Man Blowing Bubbles At Table

Sex Worker With Long Hair Asleep

Seung-Woo Yang‘s photographs from ‘The Best Days’ are both a lament for a dead friend and a fascinating insight into the Korean Kkangpae, the organised crime gangs of South Korea.

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Bridgette Guerzon Mills Encaustic Paintings Are Of The Earth

| Art and design | October 21, 2014

Bridgette Guerzon Mills Painting Of Small Plant

Earth Remembered In Beeswax

Encaustic Time On Earth

Lead Me To Water

Single Tree In Blue

Valley Sunset Over Forest

Bridgette Guerzon Mills encaustic paintings from ‘Of The Earth’ are almost sculptural, their tactile quality and luminous surfaces sink us into a world of divinity, as if each picture is looking to grow out of the natural world and express itself through a human touch.

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Lucas Foglia ‘Frontcountry’ Photographs Take Us On Tour Of The Mining Boom In The American West

| Photography | October 20, 2014

Lucas Foglia Photograph Of Girl Cooling Down

Baling Hay In Nevada

Coal Storage In Wyoming

Moving Cattle With Truck

Naked Man Walking In Snow

Open Pit Surface Mining In Amecia

Shooting Coyotes On Top Of Fence

Lucas Foglia‘s photographs from ‘Frontcountry’ explore a mining boom along one of the last domestic frontiers in some of the least populated areas of America; Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Wyoming. They are places of immense beauty, pictures of a landscape that has seeped into our consciousness, through film, art and photography, over the past 150 years but is now being dramatically changed due to a mining boom over the past decade.

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Konstancja Nowina Konopka’s ‘A Thousand And One Evil Deeds’ Photographs Take Us Into The World Of A Gang Of Kids In Poland

| Photography | October 20, 2014

Boys Walking On Train Tracks

Konstancja Nowina Konopka Photograph Of Young Gang

Thousand And One Evil Deeds In Poland

Polish Sausages On Barbecue

Young Boy Looking In Car Window

Two Friends Pushing Tyre Through Window

Boys Relaxing On Seat In Sun

Young Polish Gang Playing In Zabrze

Konstancja Nowina Konopka‘s photographs from ‘A Thousand and One Evil Deeds’ bring us into the world of a gang of friends who roam the parks, playgrounds and derelict houses – in an industrial town in Southern Poland called Zabrze – creating havoc and mayhem wherever they go.

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Joy Munt’s Paintings Take Us Onto The Docks And Industrial Wasteland Of The City

| Art and design | October 20, 2014

Joy Munt Painting Of Fisherman Wish

Ship Side With Depth Numbes

Canadian Road Sign

Running Scared In Industrial Estate

Old Kentucky Home On Prairie

Fixing Holes On Side Of Ship

Joy Munt‘s paintings are big, physical, solid pictures that take us onto the docks and into industrial wastelands of the city, her surfaces textured with a physicality that creates its own time, as if she’s intent on showing us the bare structure, the very process out of which they are born.

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Andrea Gjestvang’s ‘Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere’ Photographs Take Us To Northern Norway

| Photography | October 17, 2014

Andrea Gjestvang Photograph Of Teenagers In Traditional Norwegian Clothes

Boy Lying In Playground In Arctic Sun

Girl Fishing In River In Tracksuit

Slow Dance At School Disco In Finnmark

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Doing Parkour

Girls Swimming In Freezing Water

Snowmobiles In Snowy Norwegian Forest

Andrea Gjestvang‘s photographs from ‘Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere’ take us into the lives of young people living in the northern most part of Norway. A place called Finnmark County.

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Lisa Van Damme’s ‘Transit51′ Photographs Take Us Into A Belgian Asylum Centre

| Photography | October 17, 2014

Lisa Van Damme Photograph Of Woman Making Bed

Asylum Kitchen From Transit51

Communal Lunch With Mother Smoking Cigarette

Lonely Woman Outside Bathroom

Family Lunch In Le Petit Château In Belgium

Mother And Child Lying In Bed

Refugee Looking Through Door

Lisa Van Damme‘s photographs from ‘Transit51′ take us into a Belgian Asylum centre, called Le Petit Château, and the lives of the women and children who live there.

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Thomas Kast’s Paintings Are Dark Hermetic Parables

| Art and design | October 17, 2014

Thomas Kast Painting Of Yellow Armchair

Animal Carnival With Pigs

Austrian Male Model With Sheep Head

Bird Man Screaming On Street

Pig Party In Hermetic Space

Prophesy From Two Priests

Woman Looking In Window At Night

Thomas Kast‘s paintings are dark parables, each picture an attempt to articulate the contemporary human condition through symbols and metaphors, allegorical scenarios that seek a truth, a key to unlock the mystery of our existence.

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John Lusk Hathaway’s ‘Lost State Of Franklin’ Photographs Explore The Relationship Beween Man And Nature

| Photography | October 16, 2014

John Lusk Hathaway Photograph Of Dead Fish

American Child Hunter In Camoflage

Fuck You Sprayed On Tree

Couple Putting Food On Fire

Hunters Wearing Deer T-Shirt

Judgement Day And Satan Sign

USA Hill With USA On Grass

John Lusk Hathaway‘s photographs from ‘Lost State Of Franklin’ is a continuation of his exploration of the relationship between society and the natural world and more particularly the way in which we shape or are shaped by the environment around us.

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Panos Kokkinias ‘Leave Your Myth In Greece’ Photographs Ruminate On The Collapse Of The Greek State

| Photography | October 16, 2014

Panos Kokkinias Photograph Of Greek Ruins

Couple At Window At Sunset

Nafplio Seaport In Peloponnese

Leave Your Myth In Greece

Swimming In Yiorgis In Kos

Ancient Greek Circle

Panos Kokkinias photographs from ‘Leave Your Myth In Greece’ ruminate on the social, economic and political ramifications of the collapse of the Greek state in 2008. A crisis that also deeply affected my country, Ireland, and has had long term effects on the people and the culture of the Greek nation.

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Michael Covello’s Paintings Of Geometric Chaos

| Art and design | October 16, 2014

Michael Covello Painting Of Grids

Double Intensity With Diagonal Lines

Mellow Bandwidth On Quilt

Seed For Feed And Breed

Shrapnel Gravity And Tree Trunk Print

Smithereens In Watery Grave

Michael Covello‘s paintings are dense pictures that on first viewing appear to be one thing and then another, geometric abstraction that struggles to make its mark in a maelstrom of urban chaos, a clash of materials and colours, textures and surfaces.

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