A selection of photos by London-based photographer Paul Phung. More images below.
“I love the fact I’m middle aged, have a professional job, am surrounded by straight people and I have ‘No Fucking Way’ tattoed on my chest. Bill, 59, London
Series of doubled portraits by London-based photographer Alan Powdrill gives insight into tattoo culture. After meeting his subjects through tattoo conferences and social media, Powdrill set about documenting not just their clothed/unclothed selves, but inquiring into what tattooing means to them. COVERED opens at MOTHER in London November 11th. More images below.
The perfect short film to put your life and/or procrastination into perspective. “Sum” by London-based filmmaker Studiocanoe is based on the book, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, by neuroscientist and writer David Eagleman. If you’re keen to know the total amount of consecutive time (days/months/years) you’ll spend doing things like clipping your nails or staring into the refrigerator in your lifetime, watch below!
Quirky collaboration between director George Wu and photographer John Short for New Build’s track “Luminous Freedom.” The video features an amusing series of visual puns based on famous names, cleverly strung together in the vein of 17th century still life paintings. More images and full video below.
London-based design studio Marshmallow Laser Feast isn’t just about pushing creative boundaries; it’s about encouraging people to see things from a different perspective. Using custom software to combine footage from lidar (remote sensing technology) and CT scanning, photogrammetry and a 360º aerial camera, their latest project is a virtual reality experience that lets viewers rediscover the Grizedale Forest through the eyes of its natural inhabitants. See more images and watch the short teaser video below!