Sicilian born photographer, Salvatore Di Gregorio, captures youth in London fashion week in his series I AM SPEAKS TO ME. We interviewed him to better understand his background in photography and how his artistic process unfolds.
IP: What was it like growing up in Sicily? What do you like about living in London and Berlin now?
SDG: I come from a small town in Sicily. I used to hate it when I was young but now I appreciate the freedom that only living in a small town can give you. London and Berlin are very different, and I try to get the best of the two worlds.
IP: How did you get interested in taking pictures?
SDG: After quitting my job in Rome and before moving to London to start my master’s degree I took some time off and I decided to travel to South East Asia for few months, just to recharge my batteries before kicking into a new adventure. I bought a small camera, I knew I was going to some unknown ...
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Bang SangHyeok is a Korean artist who works with the photographic medium experimenting with black and whites and light. We asked Bang a few questions about his work.
Juan Brenner is a photographer and independant art director living and working in Guatemala. Between 1998 and 2008 he worked predominantly in New York as a fashion photographer but has since worked on more personal and anthropological photographic projects. Aserica had the pleasure to talk to him about his most recent project ‘Tonatiuh’.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months/O.Wilde/ Fashions have done more harm than revolutions/V.Hugo/ I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man/W.Shakespeare/ Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics/B.Shaw/ There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist/Rand/ Fashion, wasn't what you wore someplace anymore. It was the whole reason for going/A.Warhol/ I think the responsibility lies with the fashion world as a collective. We have to demand more variety/Aucoin/ Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs/Beene/ Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change, you're bored. It's the same with fashion, you know. And that, I suppose, is what style is about/B.Blass/
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