Alex Prager is an American photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her work is highly staged, these images seeming almost more like performance pieces. Prager references the aesthetics of mid-twentieth century American cinema and photography; the imagery she creates playing on the borderline of real life and cinema. For more from this artist head to http://www.alexprager.com
"Martin Parr is one of the world's most iconic photographers, his ability to capture the essence of Britishness unparallelled within contemporary image-making. The series that first propelled him to success – his mid-80s documentary series The Last Resort – was an intimate freeze-frame of New Brighton, a time capsule of the holidays working class families during Thatcher's reign."
"It’s a mischievous collection: from the smile-inducingly familiar tags of ‘PLZ’ and ‘BBZ’ spotted on unknowing vehicles, to the strange bubble-writing adorning others. No headlight-accessory goes unnoticed, no smiley sticker undocumented. One day, viewers will look to Domingos’ considerable collection as a time capsule for our generation, with its fondness for abbreviations and determined customisation of everything we can lay our hands on."
Kooky an fun, Stephen Eichorn created these bizarre cat vs. seashell collages infused with bright colour to create pieces of art. Made especially for PUSS PUSS Magazine, a zine aimed at cat-lovers about everything cat related. Take a peek at http://www.pusspussmagazine.com
"Captured face on, with a dewy glaze as though spontaneously plucked from an efflorescent field, the resulting images of ripe tulips on an austere backdrop are both startling and unconventionally beautiful – splayed over double-page spreads to expose their botanical splendour while hinting at their delicate, temporal morality. So successful was the series that Penn went on to photograph seven more, showcasing one species of his choice per year – from poppies to peonies, lilies and roses – which appeared in consecutive Christmas issues of Vogue until 1974, and eventually culminated in a book entitled, Flowers"