Category Archives: Conceptual

R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy – Secret Selves Photographer

Leonard Nimoy | Photography World News

Leonard Nimoy – best known as the pop culture icon ‘Spock’ from the TV series and movie Star Trek – passed away on 27th February 2015 aged 83

Nimoy also had a hidden talent: photography. In 2010, he unveiled an exhibition of photo portraits called Secret Selves at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Massachusetts. He described the photo show as a “social experiment,” for which he asked people to pose as their “secret selves”. In this video from the same year, Leonard Nimoy interviews Matt – one of his subjects – during the photo shoot of Secret Selves. It is a preview from the DVD included in one of Leonard Nimoy’s photography books.

View a gallery of Leonard Nimoy’s Secret Selves Images »

Source: The Daily Beast

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Image By Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America (Leonard NimoyUploaded by maybeMaybeMaybe) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

IPA Winner Dominic Hawgood First Major Solo Show

IPA Winner Dominic Hawgood First Major Solo Show

How Dominic Hawgood created Under the Influence (2014), his first major solo show at the TJ Boulting gallery in London after winning series category of the British Journal of Photography‘s International Photography Award.

The series examines human behaviour in contemporary African churches in London, which mixes traditional stills photography with expressionist lighting and highly-stylised colour.

The show runs from February 20 to March 7 2015.

From Dominic’s website:

Hawgood is an artist combining photography, CGI, lighting design and installation. Within his work three main themes persist, a fascination with technology, states of mind, and the removal of something from the real world …