We have another brand new section here at TheAppWhisperer called ‘On My Radar’ and this time we are asking a selection of highly talented mobile photographers and artists, which apps they would take with them on a unique desert island, that has wifi! We want to know exactly what apps are really on their radar and why. As well as eight apps, we have also allowed each artist to select a book and a luxury object on this luxury journey. Kicking us off with our fifth issue of this section, is non other than the highly talented Deborah McMillion from the United States.
We have a new section at TheAppWhisperer.com and it’s called ‘The Recipe I Can’t Live Without’, within that we are asking highly successful mobile artists to give us their one recipe (tutorial) they can’t live without in relation to editing their images. Kicking us off today, is Deborah McMillion from the United States. She has created a wonderful portraiture family recipe . To read the others in this new series, please go here. (foreword by Joanne Carter)
My mother was a good cook but she didn’t cook spaghetti. The Navy had ruined spaghetti for my dad by putting it in cans for C-Rations. Fortunately the few times dad cooked (“want C-Rations?”) didn’t ruin it back! This is not her recipe”.
We are delighted to bring you the eleventh in our brand new “Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me” series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our eleventh interview is with Deborah McMillion from the United States enjoy!
In this interview, McMillion cites work by: Christine Sobczak, Susan Murtaugh, John Bavaro, Deborah Klein, Patricio Villarroel Borquez, Angie Lambert, Matthew Watkins, Carolyn Hall Young.
Two weeks ago, we announced our brand new ‘Women’ section within TheAppWhisperer and we kicked off with our first ‘Talking Points’ with incredibly talented mobile artist, M. Cecilia Sao Thiago, where she visually channeled the creative argument of ‘what if I wasn’t me?’, envisaging herself as an artist whilst physically being a male, as opposed to female. If you missed that, please go here. Following that we published the first in our Women’s ‘Wide Awoke’ section with Armineh Hovanesian (see here). We selected a challenging discussion at the Tate Museum, London. Recently an article was published in The Guardian, by Helen Gorrill, suggesting that female artists are less likely to succeed now, than they were in the 1990s. Gorrill expressed “Today, when men’s artwork is signed, it goes up in value; conversely when work by women is signed, it goes down in value, and the addition of a woman’s signature can devalue artwork to the extent that female artists are more likely to leave their work unsigned”. And even more scathingly, “The Tate seems to align to these views by only collecting a ‘token’ proportion of work by women, who form the 74% majority of fine art graduates”, Gorrill goes on to say.
This of course, provoked much discussion here at TheAppWhisperer HQ, after all, this is one of the key elements to our new Women section, we want to drag out all these issues and more into the open.
We approached several female mobile artists and asked them this question ‘Are Female Artists Worth Collecting?’ and asked them to create a short video of their answer to our subheading of this section ‘Wide Awoke’. Today, we are incredibly proud to publish the second in this series by none other, than highly sought after female artist, Deborah McMillion.
We really hope you enjoy this new section and of course, please feel free to leave comments below, this is a section about Womens issues but we invite all men to view and participate in commenting too.
We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have selected them.
Kicking us off today is one of my personally favourite mobile artists, Deborah McMillion. McMillion’s art is brilliantly original, elegant and often surprising, much could be said of this artist herself along with intelligent and beautifully charismatic. You’ll love this. (foreword by Joanne Carter).