Photographer Alejandro Cartagena Captures Car Poolers In Mexico.

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The Carpoolers in Mexico is a project by photographer Alejandro Cartagena that takes a peek into the world of flatbed trucks that carry Mexican workers to their jobs. Shown last week at Kopeikin Gallery’s booth at Miami Project (and earlier this summer at the Kopeikin Gallery), the photographs reveal intimate glimpses of laborers in the beds of the trucks, heading to or from the massive, low-quality housing complexes being built close to the country’s border with the U.S. (more…)

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The Astounding Range Of Creative Talent Known As Rankin.

Photographer Rankin

John Rankin Waddell, who is better known by the sole name of Rankin, is a very busy and talented man. Having photographed everyone from the Queen of England to the Queen of Pop, Rankin is often seen as a celebrity photographer, but his talents and repertoire go way beyond portraiture. (more…)

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He’s 18. And Boy Can He Shoot. Surreal Portraits By Photographer Alex Stoddard.

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Meet photographer Alex Stoddard -and remember the name because I’m sure you’ll be hearing it a lot more in the future. Stoddard was born in 1993 in Jacksonville, Florida and began taking self-portraits only two years ago at the age of sixteen in the woods behind his Georgian home. (more…)

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Drown The Dolls. Art Explores Women’s Issues By Submerging Barbie Underwater.

Daena Title Drown the Dolls

Paintings and photographs of Mattel’s iconic doll, Barbie, forcefully submerged underwater by artist Daena Title reflect her feeling of society’s idealization of women, issues of body consciousness and the impossible, unattainable perfection that the blond, preternaturally endowed Barbie represents. (more…)

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Killer Piñatas In Aquatic Environments. Paper Sculptures From Under The Sea.

Paper Sculptures
above: Rodolfo Moraga, Gabe as Yaws, 40″ x 60″ photograph, hand constructed shark piñata and environment

“The Role of Piñatas” is a contemporary photography installation by Rodolfo Moraga that mixes, sculpture, live dioramas, video, sound and photography. Most impressive are the five large-scale photographic images of custom constructed papier-maché pinatas in aquatic habitats. The titles of the pieces subtly reference everything from JAWS to underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau. (more…)

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