Quentin Shih or Shi Xiaofan (1975, China) mainly considers himself a commercial photography. He has a distinct and unique style which he tries to incorporate in all of his work.
Gottfried Helnwein was born in 1948 and is an Austrian painter, photographer and graphic artist. The central theme in Helnwein’s work is the human being. As victims but also as perpetrators.
Natalie Aye is a photographer living and working in London. She studied photography at The Arts Institute at Bournemouth and over the following years developed a unique style working with young new faces.
The next submission is from documentary photographer Matthew Aslett.
Californian Eliot Lee Hazel (1971) takes well composed and styled photographs. They reflect what has become the visual trend for many modern-day photographers.
Yana Toyber doesn’t remember the two years she spent in her native Ukraine before her parents moved to Brighton Beach, but her photography nevertheless betrays an outsider’s eye, a hard-edged Eastern-bloc poetry.
Our next submission comes from Ashley Suzanne Taylor, who was born during the blizzard of 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Alexey Titarenko received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Department of Cinematic and Photographic Art at Leningrad’s Institute of Culture in 1983.
Frans Zwartjes is an experimental filmmaker who was well-known for his black and white films at the end of the 60′s. Most of his films are silent and revolve around the themes of identity and being disconnected from reality.
Mike Piscitelli is a filmmaker and a photographer. He was born in the San Fernando Valley and ended up working as an assistant on porn films, which spurred his interest in photography and film.
Oliver Dignal (1985) is studying photography in Klasse Martin Liebscher at “Hochschule für Gestaltung” in Offenbach a.M., Germany. We talked to Dignal about his work and his influences.
Swede Jens Assur (1970) is one of Scandinavia’s premier photographers/directors. He has worked for LIFE, Expressen – Scandinavia’s leading daily newspaper – and in 2004 he had his debut as both film director and scriptwriter with his film “The Last