ALTERED BEAUTY BY MERVE MORKOC

by Ariadna Zierold

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Merve Morkoç is an artist currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Morkoç’s paintings are inspired by the culture and life of the streets, where she feels independent. For her, the internet, streets, gallery walls, paper and materials of any size can easily turn into efficient spaces. In this context, the artist is enthused by animation figures, commercials and narrative styles of urban origin that surround her.

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CHEMICALLY-ALTERED PHOTOGRAPHS BY DOUG FOGELSON

by Ariadna Zierold

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Doug Fogelson‘s colorful and mesmerizing photogram works are pictures produced with photographic materials, such as light-sensitive paper but without a camera. Each image is a mere shadow of the original form, which can appear either opaque or having a ghostly translucence depending on the transparency of the subject. Fogelson turned his attention back to photography to produce vivid new images of nature, titled “Creative Destruction”.

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