Guénaëlle de Carbonnières: Submergées

This photographic series evokes the rising waters which will engulf many archaeological sites in the decades to come. The negatives are created from commercial images of aquarium ruins. Printed on transparencies, these artificial ruins deposit their luminous imprints on photosensitive supports. The experimental process set up during the print plays...

Yaroslav Bulavin: Russian Lifestyle

A documentary photo project about the life of Russian girls in student dormitories and communal apartments. Photos were taken in 2018 in St. Petersburg and Moscow. A communal apartment is a legacy of the USSR, an apartment in which rooms are divided between different residents with a common bathroom and...

Karen Navarro: Belonging in Modern Times

Belonging is intrinsic to our humanity and integral to our understanding of ourselves. While the need for community transcends time, the means to develop one's “tribe” has transformed from the physical to the digital realm and has subsequently impacted how we view ourselves in this interconnected world. Social media platforms,...

Cristina Rizzi Guelfi: We Need a Face [?]

The series "We Need a Face [?]" was born to make fun of the widespread practice of obsession with selfies, replacing faces with photographs that were purchased from a bank of images. Most come from the US archives from the 1950s and 1960s. The question mark between the brackets is...

Felix Schöppner: Cognition

In what way does human sensory perception take place in a high-tech world for connections outside of what is apparently possible? For us humans, perception is first of all the recognition of an object or state in our immediate environment with the help of our 5 senses: smell, see, taste,...

Seb Agnew: Grown-Syncope-Epiphany

As an ongoing body of work, the three series Grown, Syncope and Epiphany examine individual stages of human reflection, which are interlinked with one another. Grown primarily deals with the border between childhood and adulthood – if there is any – and raises the question of what becomes of early...

Işık Kaya: Second Nature

With the uprise of mobile devices, the infrastructural needs of the telecommunication industry have exploded, and since the 1980s, cell towers have started to fill the cityscapes. The scenery changed dramatically when the first antenna was transformed into an artificial pine tree in 1992 by a company called Larson Camouflage:...

Satyadeep Singh: Thy Kingdom Come

According to a report by World Christian Database, Nepal has one of the fastest growing Christian populations in the world. Interestingly, as many as 65% of Christians are Dalits, according to the Federation of National Christian Nepal. In 2017, Christian conversion and evangelisation was criminalised by the Nepal government. As...

Julia Abzaltdinova: CHAD

This work shows collective social image of a certain category of people through a general portrait of a contemporary “man in a case”. He is an average office worker always wearing business suit, doing routine work every day, suspecting and some times realising that he lives a grey, sad and...

Teresa Eng: China Dream

China Dream explores the fractured identity of the second generation diaspora as they’re straddled their birth country and their motherland. Teresa Eng, whose parents immigrated to Canada from China via Hong Kong, sought out to explore her ancestral homeland between 2013-2017. Teresa’s cultural knowledge of a country which she has...