The Self-obsessed photo series, which explores Hester Scheurwater’s desires, obsessions and fears sparked media hype in the Netherlands. The explicit imagery shocked many and fueled debate on the sexualization of society. In her pictures, model and artist are one,” says Walter Keller, writer and contemporary photography specialist.“Yes, this is sexually explicit work, but even more, it is a curious and smart research about herself, where the artist looks at herself from both sides of the mirror.”
Privacy features 17 international artists with their views on private matters : Florian Ruiz, Jana Romanova, Dante Busquets, Chad States, Dennis Rito, Rania Matar, Kurt Caviezel, Marco Lachi, Kasia Bielska, Margo Ovcharenko, Lorena Morin, Marina Kruglyakova, Nils Klinger, Gerald Förster, Oscar Monzón, WassinkLundgren, and Hester Scheurwater.
My collection of webcam images has been put together over a period of 13 years. The archive contains more than 3 million images, downloads from all continents – the world wide web provides a lot. I photograph the world, using publicly accessible netcams, which give access to public and private space.
Mobile phones are impacting societies around the world. Here in the Philippines, text messaging is considered to be the most exploited service due to its affordability, convenience and immediacy. According to industry estimates, 2 billion text messages were sent everyday from the 60 percent of the population of 90 million who uses mobile phones. This has led to the popular notion of the Philippines as the “texting capital of the world”