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JILLIAN FREYER – 42 WAYNE

JILLIAN FREYER – 42 WAYNE

GUP Team

Throughout her work, Jillian Freyer (b. 1989, US) uses female bodies to explore the experience of touch, and of emotional and physical endurance. Witnessed events and staged performances serve as a way to seek new intimacies between herself and her subjects. Physical sensations sourced from personal experience show up in subtle details that reveal exposed…

We’re In It, Together – Soft Borders vs Hard Realities

We’re In It, Together – Soft Borders vs Hard Realities

Erik Vroons

Valerio Vincenzo (b. 1973, Italy) photographed landscapes along the borders between European countries at peace (including the non-Schengen states). Before, between 2007 and 2016, he already covered the Schengen area, which amounts to 16.500 kilometres. These frontiers – made manifest by an electric fence, a river, a milestone and so on – signify a division…

Délio Jasse – J’ai le Devoir de Mémoire

Délio Jasse – J’ai le Devoir de Mémoire

GUP Team

Délio Jasse (b. 1980, Angola) is known for applying analogue techniques (painting, slide projection) to vernacular images (found passport photos, family albums) that reference the colonial history of Europe and deeply connect with diasporic issues. These appropriations and creative interferences support the “unfixing” of history, offering a fresh take on complex processes related to identity…


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Carolyn Drake: Knit Club

Carolyn Drake: Knit Club

By Linda Zhengová

New Queer Photography: Edited by Benjamin Wolbergs

New Queer Photography: Edited by Benjamin Wolbergs

By Linda Zhengová

‘New Queer Photography’, edited by Berlin-based art-director Benjamin Wolbergs, contains exquisite sampled concerned with the latest developments of queer art expression by way of photography – confronting our heteronormative gaze and most commonly, the artists reflect on a desire for self-presentation while putting socio-cultural values and taboos to test.

Gui Christ: Fissura

Gui Christ: Fissura

By Linda Zhengová

Initially successful in advertisement and commercial photography, Gui Christ (b. 1980, Brazil) later decided to pursue a career as a documentary photographer. Since 2015, he focuses mainly on pressing social issues in Brazil and other regions in South America. He recently self-published a book, ‘Fissura’, by which he explores an infamous region of São Paulo…