The Reproduction Is The Original  

By Stephan Pisko The visual artist as a ‘psychologically subliminal’ medium using the camera as a means of creative expression as long as the ‘visual expression’ was not a ‘pre-determined outcome’ via a ‘commercial source’. Because of a ‘no waste value’ factor the visual artist is subliminally forced to use ‘waste’ as a ‘transformed terrain’…

Photographer As Artist – Intuitive Imagination

By Stephan Pisko, With artistry comes impatience with expectancy breeds a contemplative conjunction with this union there exists a flutter with vibration there is randomness with this purposelessness you have the potential to discover you’re true desires with these sincere wishes rests a peacefulness and this is what the photographer as artist creates an ‘appeasement’…

Practice Photography Without A Camera

  By Stephan Pisko When we begin with photography – that very first moment – before the mechanics are between us and the picture we see ‘a truth within the moment’ and it is this that is: ‘photography without a camera’. The ‘camera cripples’ our artistic truths it reshapes our perception it deludes but the…

Photographic Lucid Spirit

  By Stephan Pisko   Within photography we have narrowed our attention to this moment one that has no past (or) future – just the now – we record this moment with a camera – a time machine that renders the moment timeless. A camera records ‘in time’ to take us ‘through time’ it is…

Mary Fashbaugh: An Artist Of The Senses

  The artwork Mary Fashbaugh explores expectations and limitations of the senses in regard to human interaction. As Western culture grows more and more touch-averse, we rely on visual representation to navigate a majority of our communication. Loss of a more physical engagement with others and the world around us provokes her to explore personal…

A Non Stop Journey of Discovery

By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau Edited By : Colleen Page Images By: Ms. Sandra Newman   It is a picturesque day in Santa Monica as I drive up to the beautiful Fairmont Miramar Hotel. The hotel is very striking and elegant as the lady I am about to meet, Ms. Sandra Newman. The life journey she…