Sarah Décory explores the latest trends surrounding film cameras and what sets them apart from their digital counterparts.
Rhian Hutchings reminisces on family photographs, and the sentimental value they have for us in lockdown.
Axelle Rescourio discusses the vital role photojournalism has in our understanding and reception of the climate crisis.
The ‘death of photography’ debate is not a new one. As digital photography made strides past film in the 1980s, so the smartphone, internet era now seems to threaten photography’s status as a profession and an art form. However, while the traditional (if it ever was) industry and practice of photography faces undeniable challenges, this […]
Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps used to either show to your friends what you’re currently doing with your life or to start a blog. But it has also rapidly become a platform to express yourself, to share your art with a wider public. Whether this expression be through poetry, photography, […]
It is completely understandable that the format of photography has been gradually transformed and shaped by the rise of social media applications and Instagram. Photographers such as Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz and Vivian Dorothy Maier, the latter being the most recent to have their first pieces published as they were found posthumously in 2007, are […]
Artistic license and freedom allow creatives to reference sources, to produce art expressing original insight. How, then, do we respond to accusations of plagiarism in Art? Graeme Williams’ outrage about what he considers artistic appropriation by Hank Willis Thomas of his 1991 photograph of children and police officers in the Johannesburg, brings this question to […]
11 cities. 9 students. 1 ½ days in each city. At first glimpse, this sounds like an amazing, if not intimidating journey; and whilst this is true, the trip was also not without its downsides. Leaving my hometown on the 1st July 2017 for the first leg of my journey to Brussels was one […]
Florence, Italy: renowned for its creativity, momentous impact on the arts, huge variety of ice-cream and of course, as my friends wistfully noted, ‘Italian stallions’. With its towering palazzos, maze of markets, and winding alleys, it is paradise for any romantically inclined daydreamer. The city itself is a cluster of world famous galleries, each abundant […]
All term, you’ve been squirreling away money into your holiday jar hoping for something like a romantic weekender to Paris. The dream is to eat as many baguettes and sip as many cups of café au lait at as many sidewalk cafes as you can, in-between feeding your significant other macarons under the Eiffel Tower. […]