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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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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’.

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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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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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

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

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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