Photography

Daria by Olga Bogdanova

Exploring themes of youth and belonging, this series examines concepts of ‘collective identity’ through experiences of self-discovery and uniformity with emphasis on how these can be disrupted by physical and emotional particularities. In the setting of Kiev, Ukraine, the series studies child athletes and their mentors in a context of seven unique athletic disciplines. Through […]

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Lionel Wendt’s Ceylon

Lionel Wendt (1900-1944) was born in Colombo, Sri-Lanka, in 1900 the son of a Supreme Court Judge. He was educated at St Thomas’s College, Colombo but as a young man spent time in England studying piano at The Royal Academy. Coming from such a privileged background it was assumed that he would become a lawyer […]

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George Platt-Lynes: Pictures of men

George Platt-Lynes was born on April 15, 1907 in East Orange, New Jersey. But it is after his move to Paris in 1925, where he then met artists such as Réne Crevel, Man Ray, Gertrude Stein and others, that his artistic spark was originally ignited. Inspired by the effervescent Paris of Cocteau and Bérard, Platt-Lynes returned […]

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