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Igor Elukov: Book of Miracles

by Sophie Beerens
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Tom Butler: Self Portraits

Tom Butler: Self Portraits

GUP Team

English photographer Tom Butler (b. 1979) contorts his body, holding elegant poses that show only the top of his head. “The work reads like a contemporary dance piece; Butler’s body casting shapes that confuse and intrigue — his bald head the small, ever-present reminder that the contortionist is indeed a person and not some kind…

Louie Palu: Distant Early Warning

Louie Palu: Distant Early Warning

by Sophie Beerens

Documentary photographer Louie Palu (b.1968, Canada) feels right at home in the perennial cold of the Arctic region. In a place where daily temperatures average minus 50 degrees Celsius, and one can go for days, if not weeks in near darkness, nature reveals its true, omnipotent power — and yet, the Arctic is warming up…

Polaroid Performative Action

Polaroid Performative Action

Erik Vroons

Born Alan Schaefer in the Bronx in the early 1940s, April Dawn Alison became herself by providing a place to play, a stage, as it were, for the persona trapped inside. But this might have been a rather lonely game: neither Alan’s family nor his neighbours knew about April until after (s)he – or they…


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Carlota Guerrero: Tengo un dragón dentro del corazón

Carlota Guerrero: Tengo un dragón dentro del corazón

By Linda Zhengová

Spanish photographer Carlota Guerrero (b.1989) presents her first monograph ‘Tengo un dragón dentro del corazón’ (translated as ‘I Have a Dragon in my Heart’) containing her early works, latest projects and commercial assignments. In the world of art, fashion and social media the artist is well known for her unique mythical aesthetics and depictions of…

Mattia Balsamini: In Search of Appropriate Images

Mattia Balsamini: In Search of Appropriate Images

By Linda Zhengová

The exploration of oneself became an important aspect of COVID-19 related confinement. Our needs and desires became loud when taken away from us. By being forced to adjust and re-define our values and behaviour, a new space for previously unknown possibilities and perspectives opened up. This urge to turn the suspended time into something unique…

Mark Templeton: Ocean Front Property

Mark Templeton: Ocean Front Property

By Sophie Beerens

Ocean Front Property, an image and audio based work by sound artist and photographer Mark Templeton, is a meditation on our obsessive wanderlust —  as he dreams of distant shores from the landlocked province of Alberta, Canada. "I was in search of water and the effect its absence had on me," writes Templeton on the impetus…