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Polixeni Papapetrou | Between Worlds

We are delighted to present the fabulous work “Between Worlds” by Polixeni Papapetrou here on Actual Colors May Vary:

In Between Worlds, Australian artist Polixeni Papapetrou has created photographs of her children and their friends dressed as animals dancing upon their own liminal world. In landscapes on the border of sea and land, forest and plain, land and air, the children perform identities other than their own, liberating them from the stereotypes that contemporary culture imposes on them. Continue Reading →

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Kate Levy | Paper and Glass

Paper and Glass (2008-2011)  is a collection of images made up of re-photographed photographs, from ephemeral newspaper pages to treasured family snaps.

By intervening at the surface of each original image in-frame, meanings become redirected into fragmentary, ambiguous and puzzle like interplays of perception and context. Continue Reading →

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The one who dribbles too much

Boubacar Traoré live at La Cigale, Paris/France. March 4, 2011
Photographs © Julia Schiller

Boubacar Traoré is a musician from Mali, born in 1942, also known by his nickname “Kar Kar” meaning “The one who dribbles too much” – according to his style of playing football. Self-taught (with a little help from his brother, who was studying music in Cuba during the 50′s) Boubacar developed a unique style that blends American Blues music, Arab music, and pentatonic structures found in West Africa’s Mande cultural region (Kassonké). Continue Reading →

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Joe Gasior | Road Less Travelled

Joe Gasior’s project “Road Less Travelled follows an old route from the North to the South of England. This route is now obsolete due to the introduction of mass transit and high-speed transit routes. The intention was to catalogue a variety of waypoints along the route, to showcase that the idea of travel was not simply a means to an end. The actual act of travelling was, and still is an existential statement. Continue Reading →

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