Julie Cockburn: Flowers as people

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“In a waiting room, one is, by definition, waiting, away from the hustle of everyday life. We are temporarily on hold, together but separate.” Drawing parallels between the mutually quiet and contemplative spaces of the gallery and the waiting room, Julie Cockburn has turned her attention to the unspoken human interactions that occur in such places. Likening contact between strangers to an ‘un- choreographed dance,’

Photographer Hal: Vacuum Love


Tokyo-based artist photographer hal has created the ‘flesh love’ series. his body of work explores the concept of worldly love through couples. in ‘flesh love’, hal pulls the lovers so near to one another that they transform into a single being– a vacuum-sealed pack of love. the artist wraps blankets the models with a plastic sheet in which he removes the air from to bond

Helmut Palla: Mutants


This autodidact and ‘deconstruction designer’, as he calls himself, was born in 1958 and began his professional career as an advertising photographer. He then turned to design, where he usually functions as both a designer and manufacturer, specialising in one-of-a-kinds with a powerful and often experimental character. After projects like the Tatgalerie (design for the 2nd and 3rd skin), B.Ä.N.G. (the construction of aesthetic utilitarian