As I created this weeks Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group showcase, Orfeo et Eurydice: Melodie for Piano Solo performed by James Rhodes played and soothed me, this beautiful rendition will likely reduce you to tears. Rhodes is a highly accomplished concert pianist and a man whose personal memoir is so raw and harrowing that the court of appeal initially prevented him from publishing it, the ban was lifted and his book ‘Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music‘ which includes a Spotify playlist, is a heartbreakingly difficult read. Music saved Rhodes and he makes no bones about it. ‘Plot 29‘ by Allan Jenkins, Observer Food Monthly editor is another memoir I have indulged in this week. Another heartbreaking look at life, for Jenkins it was gardening that saved him. My point being, many of us need a creative outlet from the realities of our past lives, we need to be empowered by our own imagination. Art (in all forms) is a purging, a coming to terms, an effort to reach the unreachable. That said, we need more creative leaders, more creative people in our boardrooms. More urgently that ever, this needs to be the creative age for mankind. This weeks showcase perfectly demonstrates the evolution of mobile photography and art, on the eve of iPhone 8/X release. Sprawling with cinematic visual language, exploring narratives, this mis-en-scène is one you will savour, it is the very essence of creativity, enjoy!
If you would like your work to be considered for entry into our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.
Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:
Kate Zari Roberts, Debara Splendorio, yaesmbrut, selin1968, Jun Yamaguchi, Paul Yan, Scott Simpson, Clint Cline, woltarise, Michael Brunsfeld, Karen Axelrad, jillian2 – Jill Lian, Robi Gallardo, Angie Lambert, Louis Mondot, Myrna, Luc Borell, David Hayes, Roger Guetta, kCe7, Poetic Medium, Lorenka Campos, Isabel Afonso, p.a. hamel, Rob Pearson-Wright, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Gianluca Ricoveri, Gina Costa, Brett Chenoweth, Kathy Clay, Patricia Januszkiewicz, Hotel Midnight – Deborah McMillion, Catherine Caddigan.
‘Lipstyck’ ©Luc Borell
Flickr Group Showcase
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