If you recently saw a construction worker filling potholes around Manhattan and Brooklyn with mosaics and thought it was a bit off, you were right. This was Chicago-based artist Jim Bachor in disguise for his latest public art piece, “Vermin of New York.
Twenty six-year old Miyu Kojima works for a company that cleans up after kodokushi (孤独死) or lonely deaths: a Japanese phenomenon of people dying alone and remaining undiscovered for a long period of time. The instances first began to be reported around 2000, and are thought to be a product of increased social isolation coupled with a greying population.
Inspired by The Exorcist (1973) Cars in space, a giant orange monstrosity floating above a city, Kanye on Twitter… a turbulent series of events throughout 2018 means that there’s no shortage of inspiration this Halloween.
Beween 1974 and 1976, American photographer Langdon Clay documented the cars parked along the streets of New York and Hoboken, New Jersey during his nocturnal city wanderings. We are treated to splendid images of Eldorados to Cadillacs and even a Ford Gran Torino, taken during the evening under neon signs and street lamps.
It’s hard not go get swept up in the work of Hadar Ariel Magar, an Israel-based photographer who finds inspiration in nature and dreams. Often set in fields or rivers, her work has a dreamy quality that can be both calming and disturbing. Photography, for Magar, is a therapeutic act that allows her the freedom to explore avenues of self-expression.
Some couples feel like traditional pregnancy photos are too boring. That’s why British Columbia-based couple Nicole and Todd Cameron staged a photoshoot straight out of the movie “Alien”.