Another London through Marketa Luskacova’s lenses – Tate Britain, London

Marketa Luskacova was born in 1944 in Prague. She is considered one of the best Czech social photographers to date. After emigrating to England in 1975, she started photographing London’s markets (Portobello Road, Brixton and Spitalfields). Her photographs are now to be seen at Tate Britain in London as a part of Another London exhibition. The show will display 80 classic twentieth-century photographs, which  highlight the vibrancy of the city … Read More →

Drawing and retouching with tablets

Whether you are a creative photographer, graphic designer or illustrator, the Wacom Bamboo range of digital drawing tablets is a great asset to have when creating your images. The tablet plugs straight into your PC or Mac and allows you to paint, draw and digitally retouch your artwork with precision and sensitivity. The pen that is provided with the tablet is as close to tactile drawing as you can get. … Read More →

Gum print- where the classic photography meets painting and drawing

Gum Bichromate photography is a rare 19th century hand-made process, once replaced and almost forgotten during the evolution of photography. It allows to make photographic reproductions without the use of silver halides, usingsalts of bichromate together with a number of other related processes such as sun printing. It gives the photographer a freedom to print with any desired color and tonal values. You can say it almost combines classic photography with painting or drawing. Katarzyna Niedzwiecka, … Read More →

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Contempora

Contempora is a romanian organisation that promotes new tendencies in contemporary romanian art.It started in 2011 and has gathered along 82 participants,in five editions.One  of the most important realisation is Contempora4, the selection of romanian experimental movies that will be projected at Stanford film festival( the catalog is here http://www.contempora.ro/catalog_contempora_4.pdf ) The 5th edition will take place in Constanta,on the 28th of August.More informations about Contempora can be found on … Read More →