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#fromthemagazine I am drawn to still periods of time. As a child, my imagination soared in safe havens. To this day I still look for the glimpses of quietude, especially when the world is as turbulent as it is today. These images are a window into my world.” - @niravphotography. •
#fromthemagazine @niravphotography’s works are deeply human in their intent, touching upon the therapeutic and affective nature of photography. Panning a number of settings in seconds, the cinematic images reach audiences on a simultaneously personal and universal level. •
#fromthemagazine San Francisco-based portrait photographer @niravphotography specialises in communicating a sense of peacefulness through the lens. •
#newartists @mayparlar successfully communicates metaphor through the series, where recurring objects and elements sweep audiences into dream-like cycles. •
#new artists Having been educated in architecture and sustainable design, @mayparlar is especially interested in examining the human condition in relation to other environments. In each image, she translates the contrasting experiences of being and performing within gravity-defying realities. •
#newartists New York-based @mayparlar is a photography and video artist creating visual narratives that explore the notion of identity and belonging, wrapped up in ambiguous timeframes. •
#fromthemagazine @sixnfive’s highly poetic scenarios utilise soft colours and symbolic objects to construct a sanctuary filled with potential.
#fromthemagazine The Wait and Luster series introduce product design through immersive image collections, influenced by Edward Hopper, Jim Jarmusch, Wim Wenders of John Register.
#fromthemagazine @sixnfive is a contemporary design studio that specialises in still life visuals and videos with a clean and modern aesthetic.
#newartists Solid colour blocks build tension with the photographs; reaching new creative possibilities, @sharonalviz's images invoke a sense of utopia, whilst being fixed in a moment of stasis.
#newartists The Lovely Paper series offers a clean, geometric setting, building a playground of frozen shapes and performative gestures, generating a new sense of aesthetic ennui. Using a soft colour palette, playful scenarios are filled with a sense of unsettling peacefulness.
#newartists @sharonalviz is a conceptual artist interested in the urban landscape. Utilising peculiar perspectives, she invites audiences to consider architectural compositions and our wider relations to them, creating images where humans intervene with their surroundings in an almost apathetic manner.
#fromthearchives @madameoliviadacosta's Please! magazine serves as a compendium of her exuberant vision – an unabashed and joyous celebration of loud, ostentatious style inspired by the grand dames of the art and design world, chiefly Paloma Picasso, Elsa Schiaparelli and Iris Apfel.
#fromthearchives Artifice is @madameoliviadacosta's guiding principle: she plays with scale and perspective, deftly employing edible props as a focal point in drawing attention to metallic stilettos suspended at unnatural angles or the lustrous gleam of oversized gemstones.
#fromthearchives Lush, bold sets in complementary hues provide the backdrop for Parisian-born, London-based photographer, stylist and publisher @madameoliviadacosta's vibrant compositions, which showcase her devotion to jewellery and the fashion accessory. •
#fromthemagazine The December / January cover photographer, @martabevacqua, creates compositions that communicate poignant yet playful messages about the role of women and visual identities. •
#fromthemagazine @martabevacqua's works all look at the significance of frames - female figures sit by windows, look into mirrors or gaze back at the viewer, layered by the photograph. See more in The December / January issue. Link in bio. •
#fromthemagazine The December / January edition of Aesthetica is now available. Issue 86, A Renewed Perspective, delves into bigger subjects head on, such as art in the age of Instagram and fashion as a gallery platform. Cover image: @martabevacqua. •
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