“Honestly I just really like talking to people and the camera is a good way into a conversation with a stranger.” When New York-based photographer Beth Garrabrant takes photographs she seeks out the natural, uncut moments. Her camera of choice is a Pentax 67, and when it comes to her subjects: “I like to take pictures of people who aren’t used to having their photos taken … If I happen to be photographing someone with experience in front of a camera then I use it as an opportunity to create an environment that’s relaxed and informal.” Here, Garrabrant shares with RUSSH a retrospective of her work.
To celebrate the launch of Tiffany & Co.’s new Sydney flagship space and its ongoing commitment to the Australian artistic landscape, three artists take us behind the scenes of their creative process in the lead up to their own in-store installations.
Make it a date. From an afternoon at the AGNSW to vintage shopping on King Street, Ilkin Kurt shares postcards from a dreamy weekend in Sydney.
Listen to your instincts; artist Clare Plueckhahn will show you how. In her latest exhibition, Running with Wolves, Plueckhahn explores the trope of the wild woman, seeking to rekindle the marriage between the feminine and natural realms on beautiful medium format film.