The ocean, without orientation by shore or horizon, is a perennial shape shifter – a thing of constant flux – living, morphing, never repeating. Without context or bearing, the surface landscape of the sea becomes whatever the moment tells us it is – an abstraction of nature disjunct from its typical frame of reference. Art photographer Bartolomeo Celestino has been revisiting a particular spot on Sydney’s coast with his large-format camera and pointing its lens at the vastness below, day in, day out, for years. Each shot in the series that makes up Surface Phenomena – his first book and latest exhibition – tells the story of one of these singular moments, in one of these days, in the dynamic life of the Australian ocean. Surface Phenomena will run from July 6 to 26 at Sydney’s Olsen Irwin Gallery.
Motor cross mavens and London punks combined for designer Sadie Williams’s LFW collection. See behind the scenes of her SS 19 presentation here.
If there’s any sure way to make a house a home, it’s with a perfectly placed rug, so it’s a good thing we’ve discovered Simon Goff – owner of FLOOR_STORY, and the man London has to thank for supplying the city’s most enviable ethically made rugs.
“At the end of the day, when you’re on the road for that long, you just want someone you can hang around with and have a good time. Then if they take pictures, that’s great.” Photographer Zackery Michael documents his enduring friendship with the Arctic Monkeys in his latest exhibition, AM:ZM.