In the spirit of Suheir Hammad’s poem, artist Melanie Lehmann explores the word “exotic” and the microagression and ignorance (in terms of trying to stereotype and put people into categories of otherness) behind it. Using the theme of a tropical place as a parody of the stereotypical images of “exotic” destinations. With this project she aims to eliminate the...
Mother May I
Mother May I is a series featuring girls trapped in a fantastical world. With rainbow printed bedsheets as a backdrop they appear like sex obsessed angels that re-envision the artist’s childhood conception of sexuality. All photographs by Kelsey Bennett. Models: Heather Morgan, Emma Appel, Rémy Bennett, Anna & Antonia Marsh.
Grace and Alice photographed in the town they spend every summer in. Constance Mary is a photographer from New Zealand and has babysat the subjects, Grace and Alice, for five years. They adore having their photograph taken and dressing up. She took these on the way to the lake for an after-dinner swim. All photographs by Constance Mary.
Footwear for Foot Fetishists
[cycloneslider id=”footwear-for-foot-fetishists”] 👠 LA based photographer Parker Day shoots some of her favourite girls in an editorial for those partial to feet. 👠 Photography: Parker Day Styling: Alanna Pearl Models: Jail Feet, Joey, Sean East, Alanna Pearl, Josephine Pearl Lee
Not Your Exotic
[cycloneslider id=”not-your-exotic”] In the spirit Suheir Hammad’s poem “Not Your Erotic, Not Your Exotic”, Melanie Lehmann decided to explore the idea of fetishised exoticism through a series of photographs & short videos. It explores the word “exotic” and highlights the microaggression and ignorance attached to it in terms of categorising people by using one umbrella term...
Vampires in LA
[cycloneslider id=”ghost-of-hollywood-2″] ❤️ Lewis Vaughan’s photographic tribute to David Lynch & Nicolas Winding Refns upcoming film The Neon Demon (starring Elle Fanning!) ❤️ Photography & Art Direction: Lewis Vaughan Styling: Lewis Vaughan & Emily Buckley Jones MUA: Racquella Cass assisted by Jenny Machin Models: Toni, Alexandra & Owen at Boss
Megan-Magdalena Bourne’s Soft Paradise
[cycloneslider id=”soft-paradise”] In February we were lucky enough to have premiered Vancouver-based photographer Megan-Magdalena Bourne’s first short film. Now we have the pleasure of premiering her second, SOFT PARADISE. “Soft Paradise is the love child between myself and Juliann McCandless. I’ve known her for almost a decade but we had never shot together before. We...
[cycloneslider id=”the-pill”] After noticing how the colour of her pill packet matched the colour of her nails, illustrator Daisy Allen started wondering who Cilest would be if she were a real girl. What would she look like? What would she do with herself? Spawning from that, Allen decided to bring her contraception to life with an editorial exploring...