Vol. 1 / Issue 1
Dutch artist db Waterman creates mixed media collage works with an intrinsically urban-cool feel. While she's had formal training as a painter, she studied at the Art Academy in the city of Den Boschshe, she developed her own distinct style out of the untraditional medium of collage. Her work unites a variety of materials including original photography, paper materials, acrylic and oil paints, charcoal, ink, and pencil. db Waterman's unique storytelling abilities comes through with each piece she creates.
With 30 years of experience in the field of photography, and having won the prestigious "World Press Photo" photography prize six times, the Belgian photographer Stephan Vanfleteren remains essential. Vanfleteren started as a photojournalist for the Belgian newspaper De Morgen . All the major news events of the 1990s passed in front of his lens, such as the Kosovo war, the Rwandan genocide, the death of King Baudouin and the Dutroux affair. Among the general public, he is best known for the intensity and depth of his black and white portraits depicting people from all walks of life, from artists and actors, to surfers, fishermen, and sportsmen.
JJ Levine is a Tiohti:áke / Montreal-based artist working in intimate portraiture. Levine is holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from Concordia University. Mostly known for the series Queer Portraits, Alone Time, and Switch. Levine’s work has been exhibited at galleries and art festivals across Canada, the United States, and Europe. As well, Alone Time and Switch have been featured in art magazines, journals, and newspapers internationally. Levine’s artistic practice balances a radical agenda with a strong formal aesthetic.