Includes digital download code for the complete music release by Danny Clay. Limited edition to 500 copies. Book: hardcover book (30cm x 22 cm), 112 pages, 75 photos, printed on Munken print white paper 150g/m2, logo, slot and brown circle embossed.
Katrien De Blauwer calls herself a “photographer without a camera.” The Belgian artist collects and recycles pictures and photos from old magazines and newspapers to create stunning collages of distant mood and place. These fragmentary images evoke faded memories that are quickly brought to the fore. In turn, the viewer becomes a character in De Blauwer’s stories.
De Blauwer shows extensively throughout Europe. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and appears often in the New York Times.
– Andrei’s Artistic Automobilies D.B Denholtz introduces the striking models of Andrei Palmer
– Miniature Masterpieces Gary Santaniello introduces the obsessive detail of Dalton Ghetti
– Danielle Jacqui: La Maison de Celle Qui Peint and the Colossal d’Art Brut Michèle Perez brings us up to date with the phenomenal artist singulier from southern France
– Flowerings of Folklore Sara Ugolini introduces spontaneous Italian artist Maria Concetta Cassarà
– Rediscovering an Imaginary Pop Music Superstar Tom Patterson reviews the lost-and-found homemade record-cover art of Mingering Mike
– Art & Disability – With the opening of the Museum of Everything’s London exhibition, featuring the work of artists with disabilities.
Our sixth issue which tackles one of the dangerous themes in poetry. Expect to find poems about the weight of meaning behind the term ‘wife’, love as an elderly lesbian, motherhood and the hopeless powerlessness of love after death. Featuring work from some of the finest contemporary poets and illustrators working today, plus interviews with Joe Dunthorne, Salena Godden and Tom Chivers.
A little over a year ago, blow magazine was no more than a loose idea waiting to take shape. Over the past twelve months we have cultivated a visual collection to honour the printed image, to celebrate known photographers and to shed a light on fresh talent.
So it is with celebration in mind that we present to you our third issue: The Body Issue. One of the most photographed of subjects, the human body is infinite in its ability to communicate visually. Regularly a study of shape and form, sometimes a tool for social commentary and often a subject of controversy, the body acts as a human landscape with endless possibilities for expression and interpretation.
Lynsey Addario: At War By Elizabeth Rubin
A photojournalist looks at war up close, most recently focusing on women soldiers in Afghanistan.
Cameras for a Dark Time By Ariella Azoulay
Custom-built cameras reflect upon the medium and the ongoing conflict in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Lucia Nimcova: On Sleeping and Waking By Clare Butcher
Nimcova investigates the role of the image in private and official life in Socialist Czechoslovakia.
Interview with Carole Naggar
The famed Parisian photographer discusses his life and career.
Fastnacht By Magdalene Keaney
An age-old Lenten tradition continues—in full regalia—in Germany’s southern villages.