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Spotlight on Mobile Photographer – @jone.reed – Joné Reed

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Joné Reed is a London based photographer. Her instagram account is mainly focused on portraiture, primarily sequences of dark and grainy shots, playing out like a movie but also intertwined with colour imagery, laying bare a story of intimacy. Allowing the viewer to observe the relationships between her subjects, depicting family members with all the complexity that that brings. We view emotional discoveries, moments of calm and deepness, quiet and introspection. This is more than a personal visual diary, Reed realised she was giving shape to her own childhood memories and at the same time portraying generations evolving over time, on connected poetic and tender journey.

Jone Réed explains in her own words “I’ve started using photography as a medium to liberate myself of some personal daemons when I was younger –  there was a vacuum to be filled and photography became some sort of a life buoy and now its something that partly defines me as a human being.

Image making allows me to visually talk to people without words  showing the small glimpse of my universe through a very personal perspective and most importantly enables me to create lovely memories of and for my children…”

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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.
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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.
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