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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 17 October 2021

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The transformative power of art mingled with love heighten the potential of our quotidian lives, when we consider Mobile Photography and Art, our untapped potential is as defiant as it is understated. We have produced an exquisitely crafted Showcase this week, a beautifully restrained pictorial about love, loneliness and loss is caressed sensitively as we […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 10 October 2021

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Last year, I started to write a memoir, a book about my own unusual path in life. From the contradiction of my birth, simultaneously overlapping my near death, to living with childhood rejection, to being thrown out of pubs and clubs as a teenager for perceived drunkenness, only to discover I startlingly had a liver […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 12 September 2021

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What is remarkable about your vision, as mobile artists, is that it remains intensely human rooted in common experience, replete with doubt, frustration but also conjoined with belief and certainity. Characteristics demonstrative of our obsession with this new medium. As your journey through this weeks showcase to the centre of the lyrical and artist narrative, […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 29 August 2021

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It is interesting when you think about ‘selfies’, the word of the year adopted by the Oxford Dictionary in 2013. From the early days of photography, photographers have taken photographs of themselves. Hippolytee Bayard, created photography’s first self portrait in 1840. He actually portrayed himself as a drowned man. It is said he created this […]

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Mobile Photography/Art Showcase – 1 August 2021

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Mobile Photography and Art is about, among other things, the interconnectedness of our lives, about what we choose to see and ignore as we move through our own worlds, about the power of small acts of decency. Our shared vision is so vivid and multilayered enabling what we produce to become something more than remarkable. […]

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Mobile Photography/Art Showcase – 25 July 2021

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To many artists in this weeks Mobile Photography & Art Showcase, and beyond, mobile art is a coping mechanism. Creating art allows us to live alternative lives, offering escapism when reality becomes too unwelcome. Olivia Laing, (probably my favourite author) said in ‘The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone (possibly my all […]

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Mobile Photography/Art Showcase – 18 July 2021

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We have a choice, to give ourselves permission to go whereever our thoughts take us and when we do that, we can feel the incredibly rush of creativity and excitement this exists within us all. My body, my choice, turn your fears into excitement, your anxieties into enthusiasm and your passion into energy. The artists […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Showcase – 11July 2021

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I have dedicated my entire life to the pursuit of love and creativity and I spend most of my time encouraging other people to do the same because living a creative life filled with love is the most beautiful life there is. In many ways, the human artistic expression is blessedly, refreshingly, non essential. John […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Showcase – 4 July 2021

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“Romantic love is an obsession, it possesses you”, said Dr Helen Fisher, an anthropologist in her book ‘Why we Love’ and it’s true. It’s incredibly distracting, falling in love and yet it is perhaps the greatest natural high there is. When you mix Oxytocin – the love hormone with a good amount of Dopamine (the pleasure […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Showcase – 13 June 2021

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“Never say you know the last word about any human heart”, a quotation by Henry James from the rich tapestry of a book I am currently rereading, Any Human Heart by William Boyd. Art links all around us and we need to be able to tie it altogether, to make it whole. Human expression within […]