Exhibition « We Want More »: Image-Making and Music in the 21st CenturyWe Want More explores the role photography and image-production plays in defining music culture today.
Spurred by the advent of digital technologies, both industries have seen a significant change to the channels and processes for ownership and distribution. The traditional frameworks that once upheld a distance between photographers, fans, stars and their labels have collapsed to allow for new routes and territories in which music photography is produced, shared and consumed.
Pauli "The PSM" - Damon Albarn, Jamie XX
(New York, July '14)
© Deirdre O’Callaghan
Courtesy of the artist
Where once many music photographers worked to briefs for specific publications, they are now more in control of context and creative direction. Musicians also play a more active role in their own...
Kids (Not Cute) at the Umbrella Arts Gallery The Kids (Not Cute) exhibition started as a National Competition for Photographs and Photo-Based Artwork at Umbrella Arts, New York City. Now images are displayed and show an unconventional vision of kids which is quite refreshing and interesting.
"We want to see your photographs of KIDS, but not cute. Any format, any camera, any style is fine. We are seeking images of KIDS that are a bit unusual and out of the ordinary, not the conventionally cute and sentimental images that are often seen. The photographs can be amusing, interesting, sad, frank and biting. The tone can convey an appreciation for the joys and difficulties experienced by KIDS in the essentially absurd predicament of growing into an adult world. KIDS pictured in environments from home to zoo, from city streets to rural and suburban places, from t...