KRISTY LEIBOWITZ: journalism meets art
Photographer Kristy Leibowitz boldly trains her eye on artists and models, capturing their essence and character in ways that surprise, shock and charm. Wonderland talks to her about her tabloid and Daily Mail roots, and how a Busta Rhymes music video kickstarted her photography career.
EMERGING… Neringa Rekasiute
Russian doll princesses, nature goddesses with pet pheasants: Neringa Rekasiute takes pictures of magic, transforming her models into peculiar, ethereal fairy tales. Wonderland speaks to her about deadlines, visions, and how anyone can be a photographer – even a monkey.
IF YOU LEAVE: Black × Motto, Berlin
A part of an ongoing pop-up exhibition at Motto’s Berlin store, If You Leave – artist and curator Laurence Von Thomas’s 2009-present digital and print series which invites contributions from shoegazing and boundary-pushing photographers the globe over – presented its second bound volume “Black” on Friday. He spoke Wonderland about it.
BRIAN FINCKE: “Construction”
From the hip photographerBrian Fincke chats to Wonderland about his new book, “Construction” – which took him to building site mazes across New York City over a two and a half year stretch.
SEXUAL SELECTION – Natacha Merritt
US photographer Natacha Merritt‘s newest book, Sexual Selection, pits scenes of unsimulated sex and sexual masochism against super high-res plantlife imagery. She spoke to Wonderland about the racy volume, released earlier this month.
DAVID SHULTS – capturing Ana Lola Roman
Brooklyn’s Ana Lola Roman – a part Spanish, part Oklahoman chanteuse and sound designer – released her newest EP Keep It Mellow yesterday. To celebrate, her foremost personal photographer David Shults will be shooting her in a “day in the life” style montage for UK publication the 405, and spoke to Wonderland ahead of the […]
Kevin Amato – F*ck the Golden Years
Street-stomping reportage photographer Kevin Amato will from tonight exhibit his newest collection, F*ck the Golden Years. The display, hosted at Casa de Costa’s pre-war arthouse in lower Manhattan, studies The Bronx at its most feral and blithe – a scathing realism simmers beneath scenes of play and sun-kissed whimsicality. We caught up with Amato as […]
EMERGING… Ellen Rogers
Ellen Rogers is a Norfolk-born fashion photographer who now resides in the Staffordshire countryside, having fallen out of love with London. She’s worked with many big names – from Karley Sciortino to Warren Ellis and the BFI – all of which are in awe her dark, dreamy experimental imagery. Ahead of the release of her […]
Well known for his satirical interpretation of the British classes through his artwork, Martin Parr is currently showing his retrospective at Gateshead’s BALTIC gallery. Francesca Gavin talks to the photographer about his covert approach to attaining his shots and being unashamedly middle class.