Author: Michael Nguyen

Michael Nguyen is a photo artist and documentary photographer living near Munich, Germany. Last award: At the BIFA Budapest International Foto Awards 2020 his artwork "Antimatter" was awarded in December 2020 with Gold. In addition to his artistic activities, Michael Nguyen is in Editor-in-chief of the online magazine for photography and art: Tagree. www.tagree.de

© Robin Yong

With Robin Yong in Cuba

Robin Yong is a multi-award-winning Travel and Commercial Photographer, trained by acclaimed American photographer Jim Zuckerman, the world-famous Venetian Masks Florine House and Danielle Massart, and legendary Hollywood photographer Greg Gorman. He enjoys traveling to exotic destinations to befriend and photograph the locals. He is best known for his fairy…

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Vicky Martin

(great) Expectations by Vicky Martin

(great) Expectations is a series of portrait and still life photographs which explore ideas of conformity to the stereotypical, individual and societal expectations of femininity as well as the portrayal of roles typically perceived as female. Each portrait is succeeded by a correlating still life photograph to further symbolise the…

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Ibrahim Nabeel

Architecture Photographer Ibrahim Nabeel

No one understands the simplicity and complexity of this life better than Ibrahim Nabeel. Living in Jordan, where individual life seems simple but constrained in an intricate society, Nabeel knows how to walk the fine line in life also in photography. Unlike western photographers, who enjoy great freedom in art, he and…

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Series Ghost by Ruth Penn

COVID-19: Living in an alternate, surreal, unimaginable, incomprehensible World

Ruth Penn was born and is living in Israel. Until the day she retired from directing the Division of Special Education in the Israeli Ministry of Education, she defined herself as a Professional in that field, caring for the well being, pedagogy, organization and budgeting for children (ages…

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Cinderella by Marcel van Balken

Marcel van Balken and his Animals in Lost Places

The series of animals by Marcel van Balken in lost places is a conceptual serie of old, derelict and no longer inhabited buildings with a rich history. Characteristic, abandoned locations all photographic sets where the ‘lost memories’ of the former residents, symbolized by an animal, have been recreated and photographed again….

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Ahmad Kaddourah, Photo by Av Skit

Talking to Architecture Photographer Ahmad Kaddourah

Ahmad Kaddourah is an Abu Dhabi-based photographer from Palestine. His interest has originally emerged from an architectural background as he studied architectural design. Later through developing his study with the passion for photography, he began his journey in 2019 by focusing on capturing architectural scenes using photography’s fine art concepts to…

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Resilience (12) by Agnès Sheikh Living close to the sea, I find it always comforting and soothing to sit down front of it, contemplating. Using ultramarine and Payne grey mixed with white, I wanted to create a dramatic effect to contrast with the calmness of the sea. I am fascinated by clouds, I just love watching them and we hardly have any here in Dubai! They represent my worries, my doubts. I am looking at them, facing my struggles, my fears, and finding comfort through calmness and meditation.

Lonely, visible or almost invisible by Agnès Sheikh

Agnès Sheikh is French, but it is too restrictive in her eyes, She considers herself as a citizen of the world. Agnes was born and raised in Africa for 15 years, she lived for 13 years in Karachi / Pakistan where she had her 3 children, and currently, since 2004…

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Bruno Ganz by Kanella Tragousti

Kanella Tragousti – Artist & Photographer

Kanella (Nelly) Tragousti was born in Amalias Greece, in 1959. 1976 – 1980 She studied philology at Athens University. 1980 – 1983 “Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes“ of the Sorbonne University (Diploma about the relation between text and image in photography, cinema and painting). 1985 She attended the painting workshop…

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Submarine by Henny Schlüter

Painting with paper on canvas

Painting with paper on canvas? What is it? Never heard of it. Many visitors of Henny Schlüter’s exhibitions ask her this or similar questions. This technique is new and its effects are fascinating. After many years of classical painting with acrylic, Henny is now in a new creative phase exclusively dealing with…

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Fireplace by Martina Singer

In the fairytale-like, fantastic and mystical worlds of Martina Singer

“10 seconds self-timer – that’s how much time I have to position myself in my “black box”, which I built especially for the recordings in my studio. Blurriness is wanted.” Martina Singer’s photographs are characterized by high liveliness and lightness. Fabric – costume / everyday clothes, space – stage /…

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