The Triumph of Form / Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

Modeling photography is usually a hit-or-miss affair when it comes to success. The majority of fashion photography which utilizes models does so in a way that completely removes any level of agency from the model (whether it be a man or woman) and treats the model as a posable clothes hanger whose purpose is to … Continue reading The Triumph of Form / Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

Introducing the Gamvel ( Game + Novel ) – Sunset

Sunset is a game so realistically depressing that I had to Google to see if the setting of Anchuria was a real place. Fred asked me to review the Tale-of-Tales game, Sunset. I tried to refuse but he did that friendship guilt thing, “Do it for me, buddy. You don’t even have to post it … Continue reading Introducing the Gamvel ( Game + Novel ) – Sunset

The Surreal Photography of Studio Peripetie

Studio Peripetie is perhaps one of the most impressive, contemporary photography studios I’ve encountered. Under the creative direction of photographer Sylwana Zybura, the studio crafts fine art photography that rivals ancient art masters who worked with the brush. Sylwana Zybura, also known as Madame Peripetie, is a Polish-German linguist and image maker whose work draws … Continue reading The Surreal Photography of Studio Peripetie

The Surreal Studies of Illustrator Samuel Robertson

You know, I’m finding it really hard to decide why Samuel Robertson’s art interests me. It’s not my thing, it’s not my style, and yet for some reason I couldn’t bring myself to pass it by. When I browse his work I’m torn between hating and liking his illustrations without understanding what it is that … Continue reading The Surreal Studies of Illustrator Samuel Robertson