These spectacular and creepy photos were taken by Paul Koudounaris – critically acclaimed author and photographer from Los Angeles. Koudounaris hunted down dozens of skeletons in some of the world’s most secretive religious establishments – these remains are believed to be of early Christian martyrs, discovered in Rome in 1578 in a network of underground tombs.
‘Doublefaced’ is an ongoing series of experimental portraits by Berlin-based artist Sebastian Bieniek where a second face is painted with make-up on the side of the model’s face. While the idea seems ridiculously simple, the actual result is a super bizarre, off-kilter series of photos that will give you the heebie jeebies.
Most things I post about make me feel inspired in some way. Some make me laugh. Others make me cry.”If only for a second” makes me feel it all…
Kirsty Mitchell’s Wonderland is an superb storybook without words. “Gaia, The Birth of An End ” is the first of ten portraits to make up it’s final chapter.
Jimmy Nelson is a photographer of people who set out to search for the world’s last indigenous cultures. His goal is to document these rapidly disappearing communities for future generations. Nelson’s fascinating project, Before They Pass Away, is a unique global documentation of the worlds last and most beautiful tribes and cultures. I feel so deeply moved by this project and Nelson’s palpable images which, for me, tap into the essence of mankind and the spirit of humanity. Seeing all these painted bodies, fee souls and wild spirits makes me want to discard all my worldly possessions, move to the jungle and get tattooed up…
From his super cunning still life creations, to trompe l’oeil style images, there is no doubt Bela Borsodi has some serious skills. Having said this, it’s his spirit I am really drawn to. There is a perfectly-pitched amount of playfulness and wit in all of his work that I love…