Tickle Your Fancy – #13 – NSFW

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Welcome back to our thirteenth post in our new section Tickle Your Fancy. Tickle Your Fancyincludes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are relevant to your interest in photography and art.

Just to explain the title for this section ‘Tickle Your Fancy is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site.

We hope you enjoy this weeks’ selections…

 

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©Shauna:Sean Lee

Photo Editing Process At the National Geographic – Interview

Olivier Laurent, Acting Deputy Editor of the British Journal of Photography, (a magazine that our Head of Technical Hardware, Kevin Carter writes for as a Technical Editor), this week published an interview with the Photo Editors of National Geographic a magazine celebrated for its commitment to photographers, who ‘enjoy a rare trust and financial backing in an industry whose budgets have been decimated in recent years’.

Read more here

Breast Cancer as Death Sentence in Uganda

Lynsey Addario, a contract photographer for The New York Times, went to Uganda in July on assignment with Denise Grady, who was pursuing a story about early cancer detection and treatment in Uganda. Ms. Addario, reached via phone from London, where she lives, spoke with James Estrin. Their conversation has been edited.

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Wanksy: celebrating Britain’s worst graffiti art

Tongue in cheek look at some of the UK’s most horrendous graffiti art – ‘Not all graffiti achieves Banksy-like status … Wanksy’s well-aimed satire highlights the mundane, from pedestrian graffiti on street signs to animals given giant knobs’.

Read more here via The Guardian

Shauna : Sean Lee – NSFW – Contains explicit content

‘Photography, as we all know, can be deceptive. Its ambiguous relation with reality and its capacity to delude us into believing that the images it offers are ‘true’ and ‘objective’ are precisely the source of its fascination. Young Singaporean Sean Lee uses this aspect of photography in a decidedly unsettling manner—even more so because what he depicts is in itself unsettling’ says Christian Caujolle.

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Portraits of Costume Owners at Home

Michael Zhang from PetaPixel glimpses into world of Klaus Pichler who in turn has been looking into the subject of costumes for the past few years. Between 2011 and 2013, Pichler visited many costume owners in their homes, asking them to pose among the spaces and objects of their life while taking on the appearance of their “alter egos.” The resulting series is titled “Just the Two of Us.” The series contains 35 images. Pichler’s images aim to capture knowledge about the people behind the masks without actually showing them.

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2 thoughts on “Tickle Your Fancy – #13 – NSFW”

  1. Joanne,

    Sean Lee took the Cindy Sherman aesthetic and pushed it . Got give credit for living the scene. Might not float in most folks view of art/ photography. Courageous work.

    Be well

    Laurence

  2. And the cosplayer /costume makers, the two that felt truly disturbed to me were the large teddy bear( one can think of aloisius , brideshead revisited) and the white wolf . Just an opinion

    Be well

    Laurence

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