Reading Time: 3 minutes Here, three of this year’s winners discuss the practices, including their attention to the everyday, the honesty of community, and the playfulness of the camera
Tag: new talent
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introducing 1854’s Fast Track Vol. 2 winners: Ulas & Merve, Sophie Jane Stafford and Aïcha Nadaud Fall
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introducing 1854’s Fast Track Vol. 2 winners: Jessica Ledwich, Susan Richman and Samira Saidi
Reading Time: 4 minutes 1854’s FastTrack open call promotes unsigned talent in the commercial sphere. Here, we meet three winners from Fast Track Vol. 2: from the power of portraiture to the allure of collage, they discuss the techniques that make them tick
Reading Time: 2 minutes On Pomegranate Press’ fifth anniversary, the independent publishing house releases Under a Blanket of Stars — a new publication showcasing the work of several collaborators
Reading Time: < 1 minutes “The beautiful blooms seemed lonely and desolate. Sadly, it reminded me of the fact that soon it would be razed to the ground, into dull but common urban landscape with standing skyscrapers,” says Lv Meng. His photograph comes from the series Urban Fringes which explores the growth of megacities as the slowly expand outwards and take over the countryside.
Reading Time: 3 minutes “There is this feeling that if someone has won an award, then it will not be a mistake if they are awarded again. But unfortunately selecting this way does not highlight fresh gems and talents. It just creates trends, but not excitement and new-comers. We at Gomma are not afraid to prize unknown photographers,” says founder Luca Desienna. This year’s awards are now open for submissions with past winners boasting solo exhibitions, international magazine features and photobook publications since bagging the award.