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Artist of the Week - Jason Shulman

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Jason Shulman is a sculptor and photographer who has a keen eye for cinema but not in the way most may think. By having an extreme long exposure and letting the block busters play out, has resulted in the creation of intertwining colors evoking the films motif and atmosphere.

The Wizard Of Oz

It is clear that Shulman is very interested in movement, including his sculptures The White Horse, where the horse seems to be unraveling itself or The Balancing Chairs that could fall at any moment. The same passion for motion has appeared in his photography; from 'The Wizard of Oz' (1939) to Kubricks '2001: A Space Odyssey' the photographic results are always unpredictable and different from one another, making the unexpected treasures more intriguing than their counterparts.

From an interview with CNN Shulman explains how you can see the differences between the directors process of storytelling, he shares; 

 

'...with most of Hitchcock's films, the resulting print showed figurative forms. I think this is because Hitchcock tells his stories by focusing on the actors. Kubrick, on the other hand, uses wider shots that are often framed in a symmetrical way. So in the gestalt, his films leave compositional rather than human stains on the finished print...'

 2001: A Space Odyssey

To see more of Shulmans work head over to his website here or read his interview with CNN here.

 

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Artist of the week – Saoirse Lou

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Saoirse is an illustrator currently living in the UK. Her main influences are the forest and woodlands, being inspired by the magic and nature that they possess.

Illustrations by Saoirse Lou

As seen in her illustrations, she creates narratives around characters that she imagines, each depicting natural elements whether it’s the colour of their green skin or the little fairies making mischief in the mushroom groves! She has recently challenged herself to create monochrome pieces (with pinks cheeks of course!), and hopefully in the future to create a book. Original artwork, prints and handy bookmarks are available at her Etsy store here.

Instagram: @saoirsescribbles

Content belongs to Saoirse Lou

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Artist of the Week - Rosie Lonsdale

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Photography by Rosie Lonsdale

Rosie Lonsdale is a London based photographer and recent graduate of Goldsmiths with a keen eye for the cinematic. She is our artist of the week as we love the use of the bold flat colours in both her location shots and abstract experiments. Her pieces have a nostalgic feel to them due to the effective use of a DSLR and her flair for the filmic.

Photography by Rosie Lonsdale

Though the majority of her work consists of creating a coloured atmospheres its clear to see she is also fond of reflections and neon lights, like an old juke box playing on a hot Summer’s eve. Though photography seems to be her most enjoyed craft, she has recently joined a small film crew as a Director of Photography to help bring their narrative short; ‘The Liberation of Sin’ a reality. To see more of Rosies work, you can find her here:

Instagram: @rosiealonsdale        Website: rosielonsdale.com

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