Yes, Death: Rachel Stern on Cemeteries, Oscar Wilde, and How Death Can Be Cute

“Yes, death. Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace.” –Oscar Wilde
 
Yes, Death. opened on June 17th, and is New York-based artist Rachel …

Posted on July 6, 2016

Don’t Worry Baby: Sitting down with director Julian Branciforte to discuss Don’t Worry Baby – his cinematic feature debut

FF
What’s up? I hear you’re busy in LA these days. Let’s start at the end of this journey and work our way back – what are the final moments like before releasing a film?
JB
I’m back and forth. Personally I think it’s hard to keep working and limit yourself to one or the other…or at all for …

Posted on June 9, 2016

Yannick Bindert: Photographing wildlife through the lens of a professional safari guide

FF
Before we get into your philosophical and technical approach to photography, you’re doing this interview from a pretty special place. Can you tell us what it’s like to wake up each morning in the plains of Africa?
YB
It’s a truly incredible feeling. I wake up everyday with the sunrise, as the birds start calling. If I’m …

Posted on February 11, 2016

Nydia Lilian Cavazos Sáenz: Sueños in black & white

Through photography we see images through the photographer’s lens, but we are also given a mirror to peak into the mind & soul of the photographer. This look inward is readily apparent in the works of Nydia Lilian. By combining stunning Mexican landscapes with elements of traditional folklore, Lilian’s audience is propelled into an alternate reality. …

Posted on January 11, 2016

The Reflected Eye: producing and installing 60 pleximount prints for one of the largest NYC photography shows of 2015

It was February 2015 and winter was in full swing. We were sitting in our first NYC pop-up gallery late one Sunday and in walked a creative director from the NYC-based creative agency Totem Creative. We had a long talk with him about the history and future of print, and how smartphones were changing everything. He mentioned …

Posted on November 16, 2015