Nan Goldin : I Remember Your Face

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The best thing about Sabine Lidl’s captivating documentary on the celebrated photographer Nan Goldin is that she so perfectly captured the brutal honesty of both the woman and her work. Since the 1970’s Goldin has been photographing unfiltered raw shocking images of addiction, desire and sexuality but unlike her peers these were not of models … Continue reading



I AM A CAMERA

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FotoFest, an international non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas is mounting a new exhibition I AM A CAMERA : LGBTQ Communities Seen From Within that runs July – August 29th 2015 .  The nine artists in this exhibition work directly with particular communities, which at times include themselves, in the creation … Continue reading



HERB & DOROTHY 50 X 50

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Herb & Dorothy Vogel were seemingly a very ordinary New York couple.  He was a Postal Inspector, and she was a Librarian and they married in 1962, the year after they met and they lived frugally surrounded by cats in a tiny one bed apartment in Manhattan. What makes them extraordinary is since they met … Continue reading



DESIGN IS ONE : LELLA & MASSIMO VIGNELLI

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Even though I have spent most of my life in the design industry I was still totally unaware of the existence of husband and wife design duo Lella & Massimo Vignelli until I came across Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra’s new documentary.  Yet whilst like so many people I may not be familiar with their … Continue reading



William Yang : My Generation

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William Yang is something of a Queer Icon in Australia’s art world.  A third generation Chinese-Australian born in Brisbane in the 1940’s, who as soon as he was old enough he left the genteel quiet of Queensland to head to Sydney, the gay mecca of Australia. He not only developed a acute  eye and remarkable … Continue reading



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