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Mobile Photography & Art Instagram/Flickr Group Showcase – 21 June 2020

Photography is a foreign language everyone thinks they speak“, DiCorcia (1993-1994) cited in Galassi (1995). Photography is a language, adopted as a means of expression and communication or as an accompaniment to words. It has its own set of grammatical rules and codes. How we read an image is determined by our own personal background factors. A universal photographic language does not exist when compared to a spoken or written language. Photography as a language is more to do with an interpretation rather than a direct translation of information. Language connects people and it also divides them, any language only works if it’s understood. This weeks mobile photography and art showcase is an example of a unified language, perfectly understood and translated. Enjoy!

I would like to personally thank each artist and photographer this week for submitting your images to our Flickr and Instagram # including:

If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here. You can also submit images to our Instagram tag for this section #theappwhisperer.

Many thanks and congratulations to all the featured artists in this weeks showcase including:

@hjelmroth, @iphotami – Karen Axelrad, @di.monheit19, Anca Balaj, @bernardo_chiappini, Catherine Caddigan, @klimtt – M. Cecilia Säo Thiago, Louise Whiting, Sandra B Martins, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Christine Mignon, @sbenja823, @gunillamunro_fx, – Paul Suciu, Marianne Rieter, @hedegehotstudio – Julie Denning, @the_pictoralist, @dallachy1, @pa.hamel, @pause.and.breathe – Susan Latty, @ja_graham – Jennifer Graham, @imeltonphoto, @katieteix, @mariekevandiemen, @selene.g.vicente, @mitrydate, @iphonefineartphotography, @patragraphy, Eliza Badoiu, @bakkerlaila, Judy Wahlberg, Deborah McMillion, Lorenka Campos, Gianluca Ricoveri, Rita Colantonio, Oola Cristina, Ade Santora, Jun Yamaguchi, Hanni K, Sherrianne100,

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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]