Emma Russell

Photography

Kate Bellm’s sun-soaked photos are an ode to island life

Shot over the pandemic year, the British photographer's new book 'LA ISLA' celebrates the natural beauty and free-spirited locals of Mallorca.
Emma Russell
8.30.21
Culture

Meet the queer artists shaping Hong Kong's creative underground

Hong Kong's creatives on the challenges they've faced under traditionalism and increasing Chinese control, as well as their hopes for the future.
Emma Russell
6.29.21
Art

Wynnie Mynerva's erotic paintings are a cathartic revenge fantasy

The Peruvian artist's new exhibit, ‘Sweet Castrator’, confronts sexual trauma and healing by placing female and trans bodies in positions of power.
Emma Russell
5.26.21
Photography

Felipe Romero Beltrán captures young migrants coming-of-age in Seville

The photographer has spent lockdown visiting a group of Moroccan migrants as they explore their identities in a new country.
Emma Russell
4.13.21
Music

Meet the young rappers of Hong Kong's underground hip-hop scene

Hong Kong's emerging artists are using music to highlight the city's socioeconomic issues and express feelings that much of society keeps bottled up.
Emma Russell
4.7.21
Photography

Frankie Perez's portraits capture the raw spirit of breakdancing

The world-class dancer turned photographer's new book ‘See me up? It’s cause I’ve been down’ offers an authentic look at contemporary b-boy culture.
Emma Russell
3.10.21
Culture

Meet the young artists shaping Saigon’s creative underground

Ho Chi Minh City might be all glistening skyscrapers on the surface, but its gritty arts scene is rooted in Vietnam's vibrant, conflicted heritage.
Emma Russell
3.8.21
Photography

Capturing love, drugs and debauchery at music festivals around the world

Photographer James Marcus Haney spent 10 years sneaking into shows and raves to document them. His new book, 'Fanatics', turns his lens on music fans.
Emma Russell
2.8.21
Photography

Pin Chun Kuo’s maximalist polaroids are inspired by doomsday

Since 2012, the artist has taken a self-portrait each day, and the images are as much a diary as a sociopolitical commentary on life in Taiwan.
Emma Russell
2.4.21
Photography

How Mical Valusek reframed the nude image in quarantine

In the Paris-based photographer’s ‘Home Alone’ series, Mical's subjects gained control through a deeply collaborative process.
Emma Russell
1.25.21
Art

Inès Longevial's nude paintings celebrate the complexities of womanhood

The French artist tells us about her love of colour, how the pandemic has affected her creativity and refusing to become a social media 'brand'.
Emma Russell
1.19.21
Photography

Yushi Li's nude portraits reimagine Renaissance paintings

Inspired by erotic depictions of women throughout art history, and her own desire, the photographer flips the gaze towards men she finds on Tinder.
Emma Russell
11.17.20
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