“Queen of the Dark”

Uber Driver Tells Her To Bleach Her Skin, Instead She Becomes “Queen of the Dark” In 2016, an Uber driver told her to bleach her skin because it was ‘too black’, but instead she became “Queen of the Dark” and took the Internet by storm! Talk about an efficient way to fight against racism… This is the story of Nyakim Gatwech, a South Sudanese model, who … Continue reading “Queen of the Dark”

Alex Prager Photography

Alex Prager was born in Los Angeles in 1979. She was raised by her grandmother in a small apartment in the suburb of Los Feliz and her curious and restless nature was evident early on. Her nomadic upbringing saw her splitting her time between Florida, California, and Switzerland without truly settling down long enough for a formal education. Prager’s interest in art began in her … Continue reading Alex Prager Photography

Jeffrey Becom Photography

Born in a small Indiana farming community in 1953, Jeffrey Becom painted from an early age. He began to develop his photographic skills while earning a degree in architecture from the University of Cincinnati. After moving to San Francisco to practice, Becom opted out of an architectural career to immerse himself in a private obsession: observing, studying and recording with camera and paintbrush the wondrous … Continue reading Jeffrey Becom Photography

Spirit of Japan!

Models Ansley Gulielmi and Tsugumi Nakamura pose in an exceptional editorial ‘Spirit of Japan’, styled by Patrick Mackie. Photographers Luigi Murenu and Iango Henzi are behind the lens for Vogue Japan October 2018. Hair by Luigi Murenu; makeup by Yumi Lee F3, Fashion 2018, Fashion Editorials Ansley Gulielmi, Tsugumi Nakamura, Patrick Mackie, Luigi & Iango, Vogue Japan 0 Likes Share FASHION & BRANDS CATHERINE SERVEL EYES NETFLIX’S … GLAMTRIBALE JEWELRY & GIFTS FREE SHIPPING US, CANADA, MEXICO Supporting Girls and Elephants Worldwide … Continue reading Spirit of Japan!

Zanele Muholi Photography

Zanele Muholi lives in Johannesburg and was born in Umlazi, Durban. In 2003 she studied Advanced Photography at the Market Photo Workshop in Newtown, Johannesburg and completed an MFA in Documentary Media at Ryerson University, Toronto in 2009. She is also an Honorary Professor at the University of the Arts/Hochschule für Künste Bremen. Her work aims to establish an archive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, … Continue reading Zanele Muholi Photography

Martine Franck

Known for her poignant and intimate portraits of the poor, the marginalized, and the elderly from the different parts of the globe, Martine Franck (2 April 1938 – 16 August 2012) saw photography as “…an ideal way of expressing [herself], of telling people what was going on without having to talk.” She was born in Antwerp, Belgium, to Evelyn and Louis Franck. Almost immediately after her … Continue reading Martine Franck

Imogen Cunningham Photography

Imogen Cunningham was an American photographer whose intimate portraits and floral still lifes are characterized by their evocative light and attention to detail. “One must be able to gain an understanding at short notice and close range of the beauties of character, intellect, and spirit so as to be able to draw out the best qualities and make them show in the outer aspect of the … Continue reading Imogen Cunningham Photography

“Wizard of Light”

Dirk de Herder (1914-2003) was sometimes called ‘The last of the northern romantics’. His whole life was a quest for the poetic and aesthetic. In a long series of films, paintings, collages, boxes and books he sought to create his own flawless world. His romanticism influenced all his work – he preferred to have as little as possible to do with the society in which … Continue reading “Wizard of Light”