Renée Cox ‘yo mama’s last supper’ is a very controversial image, and an image worth talking about in this blog of how art and photography come together as one. I’ve always seen photography as an art form, the story in and the story behind it. Reading photographs is an important aspect of photography; it sets the amateur apart from the professional, the professional can talk on the subject in a confident way, it’s ok photographing a subject, but the thoughts and history behind the making is as equally important, looking back at the old pioneers of artists and photographers gives me a twirl of ideas. Read more
Shaw Studios historic filming studio in Hong Kong Saved From Redevelopment
The 7.8 hectare (19 acre) site was Wednesday named as a Grade 1 Historical site by Hong Kong’s Antiquities Advisory Board. Read more
Ruth Hogben fashion films can be as far out as some of the designer’s are themselves. I recently watched designer Gareth Pugh’s collaboration with film maker Ruth Hogben on youtube, this is a strange film, the music score, feeds the film well, I think someone was on LSD while making it. The short film what I gather is about the theatrics and antics of models on the catwalk.
Watch the film and tell me what you think
While researching on a topic on Andy Warhol, I decided to try and find his factory films ‘screen tests’ on line which were made between 1963 and 1968 that offer portraits of hundreds of figures, famous and otherwise, who happened to pass through his studio/social club/subcultural hot zone.