Exclusive: The photography roots of Bonobo's Kerala, from director Bison

Reading Time: 3 minutes A new music video from Bonobo features a terrified Gemma Arterton stumbling around a London suburb as a sequence of supernatural visions appear before her. In an exclusive interview, BJP sat down with the director, Bison, to discuss a promo that utilises a variety of glitchy video loops to devastating effect.

16 November 2016

How Peter Lindbergh’s new realism defined 90s fashion photography

Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent release brings together over 400 images by the German photographer Peter Lindbergh. Drawn from his work in fashion, culture and urban environments, the book’s release coincides with a major retrospective in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Here BJP investigates a collection curated by Thierry-Maxime Lorio which seeks to posit Lindbergh as the progenitor of a ’different vision on fashion photography’.

7 October 2016

Inside a Sierra Leone Orphanage

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stefano Klein was born to travel: Raised in Vienna but graduating from Imperial College London, he embarked upon a voyage of self-discovery that took him through the remote hinterlands of Ethiopia, Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago, alongside stays in the USA, Japan and South Africa.

3 October 2016

Shooting from the inside out – the rock & roll photography of Michael Zagaris

Reading Time: 5 minutes A new collection documents the rock & roll imagery of Californian photographer, Michael Zagaris during the 1970s. Including images of The Clash, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Blondie, The Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and many others, the archive provides a revealing and intimate insight into this unique scene at a time of hedonistic abandon. BJP sat down with the photographer to discuss a collection that claims to be the ‘last untouched rock archive.’

27 September 2016

Deconstructing the iconography of David Bowie

Reading Time: 4 minutes The recording artist – who died in January at the age of 69 – has been celebrated through numerous releases in the intervening months. Alongside shows at Proud Camden and The Hub, 2016 has seen the launch of a new book by Bowie’s official photographer through 1972-3: Mick Rock. Here BJP looks at the imagery during a time which saw the artist ‘construct a complete mythology around himself’.

13 September 2016

Images of the Feminist avant-garde in the 1970s shine a light on an artistic movement too long overlooked

Reading Time: 4 minutes October sees the launch of Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s, a 12-week exhibition at The Photographer’s Gallery in Central London. BJP sat down with curators Gabriele Schor and Anna Dannemann to discuss a collection that celebrates seeks to challenge ‘accepted social conventions, including the mechanisms and male dominance of the art industry.’

12 September 2016