Category Archives: Visual
Cayce Zavaglia (1971) creates realistic impressions of people are executed using crewel embroidery wool, for which over time she has created a system
of sewing threads in a sequence that gives the appearance of a particular color or tone – her method of ‘mixing’ colors. Each piece is hand embroidery and in total Cayce Zavaglia has a developed 14 portraits so far.
PINA is a dance film with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died in the summer of 2009. PINA is directed by Wim Wenders (Buena Vista Social Club, Wings of Desire), who was a long-standing friend of Pina’s.Wenders takes the audience on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension: straight onto the stage with the legendary ensemble and follows the dancers out of the theatre into the city and the surrounding areas of Wuppertal – the place, which for 35 years was the home of Pina Bausch. PINA reinvigorates the way 3D film technology can be used.
Gerry Gersten (born 1927, New York City) was a prolific, and renowned political caricaturist. He also done numerous record covers. Gerry, born in 1927, grew up in the Bronx. His Polish Jewish immigrant parents were skeptical of his desire to pursue art and instead wanted him to be an accountant. But, his talent, was just too great.
For his films Ex-Yugoslav and Serbian director Aleksandar Ilic has received seventy-two awards, both in the country and abroad. Film “The Mallet”, the author’s best achievement , is considered one of the peaks of the “Belgrade school of documentary.”
Coni Hörler was born 1973 in Zürich. Starting 1994, he fully dedicates his life to photography. India becomes his major subject in photography and the center of his life since he first discovers the beauty of the subcontinent in 1996.
Very few of us are not inspired by majestic mountains, wide expanses of lush green grasses, fallen autumn leaves, sunsets or dewy glow on the land in the mornings. So, photographers thought that if human mind and heart is so pleased and attracted by these landscapes and scenes, then why not capture them and possess them. As this thought aroused interest, landscape photography emerged as a very fascinating hobby as well as career.
Online photography schools and classes are more and more popular. The Internet is now available to many people, even remote and rural areas, where it is not easy to enter the photography course. The photography is now ubiquitous and commonplace, we are taking photos everywhere – at home, on holiday, on the street, alone or with friends and family. Many people realize they have a gift and want to learn more. Unfortunately, it was not always possible, until the first photography online courses were established.
Sune Jonsson was one of Sweden’s most celebrated photographers. The snapper, who died in 2009 aged 78, spent his life combining his skills as a field ethnologist with photographic portraiture – a pairing that resulted in extraordinary documentary images of people in rural Sweden.
Tim Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, film producer, writer and artist. He is famous for dark, quirky-themed movies such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and for blockbusters such as Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Alice in Wonderland. Since he graduated from CalArts in 1979, he was create a short films which we will present here. He worked as an animator, storyboard artist and concept artist in numerous short films.
Kristian Schuller is a Paris-based photographer, born in Romania, Kristian emigrated with his family to Germany at the age of 8. He has been shooting professionally for 12 years but his interest in photography began much earlier. His first book, “90 Days, One Dream”, was published in 2010. Award: Silver Medal “Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2011”.