..Really interesting article over on Prison Photography that compares the work of Miska Henner and Paolo Patrizi. Both Henner and Patrizi have created photographic bodies of work, which focus on the life of Prostitutes on the back roads of Europe. Henner has used images from Google Street View to highlight the issue while Patrizi has gone the more traditional route. Check out this very insightful article here..
..Check out Laurence Stephen's ongoing series ..Paradise Lost.. a photographic project that examines the impact of Western culture and globalisation on Thailand, 'the land of smiles' a place Stephens says is ..default of harmony and far withdrawn from any traditional perception of paradise..
..Smilde creates ephemeral artworks using low-tech means—smoke, moisture, and some spot lighting—and installs these temporary sculptures, essentially manmade clouds, in empty exhibition spaces..Kevin Holmes
..Photographer David Thomas Smith has taken these satellite images and given them a twist, merging the disciplines of photography, map-making, and tapestry to make symmetrical aerial landscapes of industrial and commercial sites, created from composites of digital files.. Kevin Holmes
..'In a way, Smith’s psychedelic tableaus remove the viewer from reality by distorting satellite photos into abstract, illegible patterns. But at the same time, Smith’s synthetic multiplication of sites like Las Vegas, Silicon Valley, Dubai, and Beijing bring attention to the frightening pace of development that often escapes us today'..Kelly Chan Read more here on