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09.26.13 Marina Galperina

Someone on Tumblr is rendering iconic photographs in Play-Doh. You can find them at photographsrenderedinplaydoh.tumblr.com. They’re quiet doting and expressive. From Play-Doh remixes of Grace Jones’ mesmerizing Jean Paul Goude-stretched form to that irritating kid with the grenade by Diane Arbus, this ardent renderer appears to be on a roll and even takes requests! I just […]

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08.23.10 Marina Galperina

“Permanent Error” is a new series from the hyped Nollywood photographer Pieter Hugo. Hugo spent three years documenting the Ghana slums of Agbogbloshie on a dump of trashed, obsolete technology and its scavenging residents. […]

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02.24.10 Marina Galperina

South African photographer Pieter Hugo‘s photography exhibit Nollywood opens tomorrow at the Yossi Milo Gallery. Third largest film industry after Hollywood and Bollywood, Nollywood produces 1000 low-budget straight-to-video films a year. Tragic, raging, and rooted in traditional story telling, the Nigerian film industry’s focus lays on the supernatural, the symbolic, the melodramatic and the macabre. […]

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