Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase – 8 October 2017

In a spasm of self-love and need, this weeks Mobile Photography and Art Showcase will keep you transfixed as you are guided through a labyrinth of delicious ambiguity. There’s no plot, strands are left deliberately trailing, you’ll find nothing to grab hold of but you will be left feeling entirely satisfied. Each artist has created work that is not just a triumph of psychological insight but also of social observation and storytelling magic. Some work you may favour over another and there is no reconciliation to this paradox. The ferocity of each work of art and each artists’ character behind their work serves as a view to the emotional and intellectual self of their lives. Whether they are creating images to escapes their origins, or to fantasise that they have, they remain escaped and thus this consistency is maintained. Their former selves and their past are not inalienable, they continue to exist and lure us back into this dynamic, addictive and compulsive showcase. Enjoy!

This weeks Mobile Photography and Art Showcase will keep you transfixed as we guide you through a labyrinth of delicious ambiguity. There’s no plot, strands are left deliberately trailing, you’ll find nothing to grab hold of but you will be left feeling entirely satisfied.

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:

borisbschulz2009, Damian De Souza, Clare Pickett, Nick Kenrick, woltarise, sergiochubby, Lorenka Campos, Clint Cline, Maciej Lemanik, Gabriele Rodriquez, Kate Zari Roberts, Deborah McMillion, jillian2 – Jill Lian, Vanessa Vox, Rosa Perry, Gothic Swan, Poetic Medium, Thomas Toft, I Rome, Heather McAlister, Mirza Kafi, Cristina Rossi, Tomaso Belloni, Francesco Sambati, Shel Serkin, Susan Rennie, Gianluca Ricoveri, Pier Luigi Dodi, Luc Borell, Trish, Luc Borell, Beate Goralczyk, Susan Maxwell Schmidt, Tuba, Sara Augenbraun, Barbara Nebel, BlemishedEye – David Booker, Ile Mont, Dina Alfasi, Marianne Rieter, Valeria Cammareri, street level, Albion Harrison-Naish, Paul Yan, Sara Tune, Julia Nathanson.

Music this week is ‘Alone’ (Instrumental) ©Jeffrey Cobb


Untitled ©Francesco Sambati


Flickr Group Showcase

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