Tag: video

“Together, we created a third eye” – Conversation with Elsa and Johanna

0103 Photo: © Elsa and Johanna: Playground, from the Beyond the Shadows series, 2018, “Together, we created a third eye” – Conversation with Elsa and Johanna 24 • 02 • 29Anna Kereszty Two recurring faces, countless characters and stories. Reality, fiction, nostalgia, melancholy, identity, longing, memory and loneliness. These mingle in the work of two […]


“A lot of my inspiration comes from my dreams and I take a lot also from everyday life” – Interview with Yelena Yemchuk

Yelena Yemchuk is a unique and multitalented artist who is not only a photographer but also a painter and video artist. The Kiev born photographer emigrated to the United States with her parents at the age of 11 but her Ukrainian roots have always been a key part of her life and a source of inspiration. Her book, УYY, published in 2022 by Depart Pour L’Image, functions kind of personal diary that gives an insight into the photographer’s personal world and her feelings for her homeland. The book from which a selection is presented on the walls of PaperLab Gallery was nominated for the Paris Photo/Aperture First book Prize in 2022 and this year won the first prize in Best International Photobook category of the PHotoESPAÑA festival.

The imagination of Petra F. Collins

What lies behind the deeply intimate and private images of this young Canadian-Hungarian photographer? With over one million followers on Instagram, Petra F. Collins is one of the most influential young photographers of our time. An artist and model in one, a kind of Warholian character. The main subject of her images is adolescence, with its idealized beauty and naivety, and the different realities of femininity. She shoots her emotional, dreamlike photographs on film, imbued with a dark sadness.