Known for her images of hazy streets and solitary people in natural landscapes, Karin Apollonia Müller (b. 1963, Germany) photographs people’s disconnection to their surroundings.
Articles with tag 'Interviews'
Russian photographer Sergei Ilnitsky just won the 2nd prize stories in the Sports Action category for his series ‘The Golden Touch’ during the 56th edition of the World Press Photo. GUP met with Ilnitsky at the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam where he was setting up his work for the Russ Press Photo exhibition that is on display until June 23.
New York photographer Jamel Shabazz (1960) was in Amsterdam to open his solo-exhibition ‘Represent’ in Gallery Cultural Speech. Between posing with admirers and an artist talk about the series, he sat down with GUP to catch up.
Kim Preston speaks with GUP about the motivation behind her project “Plastic Pacific”, and the use of photography to inspire change.
Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen (b. 1972) is known for her unhindered elegant vision and her focus on Africa. She won the Prix de Rome in 2007, a prestigious Dutch prize for artists under 35, and the ICP Infinity Award for Applied and Fashion Photography in 2011. As a fashion photographer, she is both innovative and celebrated. This week, an exhibition of 17 years of her work will open at Huis Marseille in Amsterdam. GUP spoke to her about cultural prejudices, portraying sexuality and her language of forms.
Her photos of gay people in Vietnam won Maika Elan (b.1986) the 1st Place prize for contemporary issues stories at World Press Photo 2013, making her the first Vietnamese woman to win at World Press Photo.
For A New Kind of Beauty, Phillip Toledano (1968, United Kingdom) portrayed men and women who had exposed themselves to a very unusual and provocative form of body modification that inevitably prompts questions on the dynamic human notion of aesthetics.
Sujata Majumdar is one of the 100 photographers that were selected for publication in the NEW Dutch Photography book, released last week.
Cristina De Middel is a documentary photographer and photojournalist whose self-published book The Afronauts was critically acclaimed. She is currently one of the four finalists for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013. She speaks in an interview with Maria Teresa Salvati about her multimedia project ‘Made In’.
As Julia Kozerski progressively became half of herself, losing 160 of her 338 pounds, she documented the life-altering experience with a beautiful yet harrowing series of self-portraits.