Polly Hummel

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PHROOM POLLY HUMMEL Küss den Frosch  websiteinstagram  The photography project Küss den Frosch¹ represents acceptance. It is the journey of a woman who has lost her hair, bound to live in a society where hair is a symbol of femininity, seduction and identity.This journey is an ordinary pursuit of happiness. She wants to feel beautiful, […]

Ida Nissen

PHROOM IDA NISSEN SCRIM  websiteinstagram  published by:  Lodret Vandret “The foundation of my practice lies in photography as a material that lives through the energy of colours, textures and the feel of the surfaces. My recent work is made of photographic paper that is exposed to light in a colour dark room, cut and layered into collages. […]

Kincső Bede

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PHROOM KINCSŐ BEDE Three Colors I know in This World  instagram   The starting point of Kincső Bede’s work is, on one hand, the ever-present and eternal dilemma: how can generations with different historical experiences live together and collaborate within the family and communities, in a broader sense. The other is to confront and deal with […]

K Young

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PHROOM K YOUNG Collages   websiteinstagram   The concept that nothing has any lasting permanence and that all physical space is reshaped and redefined through time has always preoccupied me. In my work, this fascination has led me to explore the depiction of visual space, form and the concept of temporality within photography, a medium that […]

Sam De Buysere

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PHROOM SAM DE BUYSERE Dogs in Cars are a Dying Breed – Pilot  websiteinstagram   Some production company announces the pilot of an anthology series called:Dogs in Cars are a Dying Breed,written and directed by Sam De Buysere. A proposal for a screenplay (for lack of any substitute terminology to offer you at this time) starring: […]

Nika Sandler

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NIKA SANDLER The World of Hedonia   website On New Year’s Eve, I made a wish to immerse myself forever in the sensations that I experienced while taking tranquilizers. I wanted to fall into a sweet sleep and not face reality anymore. In an effort to forget myself, I was trapped in a depressive hedonia, […]

Brandy Eve Allen

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BRANDY EVE ALLEN Floranova   website   An Archaic Greek poet from Eresos or Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Sappho is known for her lyric poetry, written to be sung while accompanied by music. And in honor of Sappho, these images are meant to be viewed while accompanied by music.  Focusing my camera towards […]

Julie Poly

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JULIE POLY Ukrzaliznytsia   websiteInstagram Selected from PhMuseum Days→ info Thanks to the experience of working as a train conductor, Julie Poly captures the very essence of travelling in Ukrainian trains in her project Ukrzaliznytsia, which is also the name of the state railway company. Employing both photographs of train decorations and staged images of […]

Munirah Almehri

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MUNIRAH ALMEHRI Umbai   websiteInstagram Selected from PhMuseum Days→ info In Kuwaiti slang the word Umbai expresses a statement of surprise at the absurd and unexpected. It is reserved only for the tongues of Kuwaiti women so much that if a man simply utters the word, they are accused of being gay. The word represents […]

Ana Vallejo

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ANA VALLEJO Neuromantic websiteInstagram Selected from PhMuseum Days→ info “My name is Ana and I am a love addict” – says artist Ana Vallejo while trapped in her apartment with anxieties when COVID-19 hit New York City in 2020. This started a personal investigation to dissect and find the source of her addiction. She merged […]