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Visualising Mobile Photography and Art Interview with Meri Walker from the United States

Today, we are publishing our twenty third visual interview, this time with Meri Walker from the United States. Walker’s photographs work together in this visual interview to offer a deeply personal look at her life through the lens of mobile photography. As you travel through the interview, every image invokes a sense of brooding anticipation. Piece by piece each photograph conjures up a mystery, exposing the ominous in the innoxious and revealing how seductive it can be. Fears and fantasies embroiled with the allure of terror and excitement, climaxing in a recognisable and relatable visual study, one depicting a reflection of influence to the viewer.  This interview embodies the quest for personal exploration and serves as a document of our times.

I am so excited about this new Interview section within TheAppWhisperer. A picture speaks a thousand words, so says the English language idiom and as this is a website by and for visual artists, we felt this section was long overdue. We asked a series of mobile photographers and artists ten questions, in text format and we asked them to respond in their very best way, visually and in their own style of photography/art, the results are unique and incredibly exciting.

To read our previously published interviews, with Deborah McMillion, M. Cecilia Sao Thiago, Christine Sobczak, Liliana Schwitter, Armineh Hovanesian, Lorenka Campos, Donna Donato, Eliza Badoiu, Juta Jazz, Susan Rennie, Kate Zari Roberts, Lynette Sheppard, Debara Splendorio, Irene Oleksiuk, Davide Capponi, Vanessa Vox, Amanda Parker, Clint Cline, Christine Mignon, Bonobo Stone, Jerry Jobe and Joshua Sarinana please go here.


How Would You Describe Your Mobile Art?



What Does Mobile Art Mean To You?


What Are Your Aspirations?


Your Current Mood?


What Makes You Laugh?


What Makes You Cry?


What Would You Like To Be Doing Right Now?


Where Would You Like To Live?


What Do You Aspire To Creating?


What Does Mobile Art Represent For You?


Contact Details for Meri Walker







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Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— 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 - 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: [email protected]


  • Carol Wiebe

    I LOVE Meri Walker’s work. She speaks a visual language I understand. I always have to stop and think about what she has to show, and say with her intriguing titles. My sojourn with an image of hers is always worthwhile!

  • Meri Aaron Walker

    What a quirky, delightfully surprising journey this was, Joanne. Thank you so much for the opportunity and for all the opportunities and highly educative content you share here so faithfully about the global mobile art movement. You were one of the first offering a light for us in the darkness of the new movement and you’re still holding the lantern high, so many years later. I’m forever grateful.