Illana Welman is also known as Lani Spice and is a book designer and hobbyist photographer from South Africa where she has guest lectured at The Cape Town School of Photography and the Stellenbosch Academy of Photography and Design on her work with self-publishing, specifically relating to photographic publications. Illana has also been an in-house contributor for The Lake Magazine since it’s first year of production (2015), focusing on photographic features. Amongst other projects, Illana’s most well known work is her zine collective in Cape Town, where she designs, sells and promotes local art publications from creatives throughout South Africa.
Lucas Gabellini-Fava is an Anglo-French photographic artist based in London and is currently studying a BA in photography at London College of Communication. Within his work he examines the absurdity of the everyday and questions the current place that the photographic image holds in society. In his most recent projects, he has been exploring the physicality of imagery in a three-dimensional context through installation and large-scale prints.
Pagy Wicks is a photographic artist practicing in Cape Town, South Africa and Berlin, Germany. Her work offers discourse on the reflective and subjective quality of photography while aiming to record important topics within sociology and modern life. She graduated with a BA in Photographic Arts from The University of Westminster in London, UK and is currently on her way to gain a Masters in a similar subject. She is currently the founder and editor of SEMI ZINE, a non profit arts based magazine.
Michael Mönnich studies photography at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and has done two exchanges abroad, one at ECAL in Switzerland and one at KABK in The Netherlands. He is researching the field of labor and its transformation caused by technological development. He combines the production of photography-related media with approaches from theater and investigative journalism that result in experimental forms of documentary. Michael is interested both in the power of law to secure basic rights, and the power of companies to infringe them.
Safiye Gray is Iranian but has always lived in London. She currently studies Visual Communication at Kingston School of Art and has done a semester abroad at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Safiye is particularly interested in the book form and her process driven work aims to capture abstract concepts within the physical structure of a page.
Fenna Jensma is a photography student from the University of Applied Photography in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her main focus in her work is exploring daily feelings and emotions, and trying to link those to a contemporary social theme through photography and film.
Christopher James Chandler
Christopher James Chandler is an artist and photographer. Through his practice he aims to investigate the photographic medium while focussing on narrative and representation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town.
Frances Whorrall-Campbell is an artist based in Oxford and North-West England. Her work is concerned with the historical method; her practice is based upon historical research, the materials of which are re-appropriated in the construction of a new narrative and poetic space. Her work has been printed in many national publications, and been exhibited around England. In 2015 she completed a Foundation Diploma in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, and is currently reading History at the University of Oxford. She is currently working on a project with the Lee Johnson Archive in Oxford.
Herman Rahman is a Singaporean photographic artist based in London. His work explores the community and the human condition, and they have been exhibited in shows in Singapore, London and Poland. His works have also appeared in multiple regional publications. He holds a Diploma in Visual Communication with a Major in Photography and is currently pursuing a BA (HONS) Degree in Photography at the University of The Arts London, London College of Communication.
Marwan Bassiouni (1985) is an Egyptian, Swiss and American photographic author. His work has been concerned with the human impact of political and cultural conflicts in the Middle-East and Western Europe. He is the author of Benghazi Hotel (Cairo, 2012) a photographic story on war survivors that takes place several months after the death of Colonel Gaddafi. Marwan completed a photography apprenticeship with a Swiss still life photographer before working in the media department of a human rights NGO. He is now finishing his photography studies at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague, Netherlands.
Georgia Foreman is an Italian photographer currently based in London. Since graduating from the Norwich University of the Arts with a BA (HONS) Degree in Film Production, Georgia has been working across various photographic production agencies and studios, as well as assisting multiple photographers. She now hopes to pursue a greater focus on her personal creative work.
Benjamin Lind is, amongst other things, a jazz saxophonist, a teacher, a skateboarder, a welder, a spy and a photographer. He works in a Mercedes Van which he converted into both a bedroom and a darkroom, especially equipped to make glass-plate collodion images.
Max Eicke is a German photographic artist based in London. Among his interests are learning how to see the historical moment we live in and creating works that explore and document hidden worlds. His photographs and books have been shown internationally including at PhotoIreland, Fotobook festival Kassel, Encontros da Imagem, Goethe-Institut Munich and Kaunas Photo. His work has been published in diverse publications such as VICE, LINDA.Magazine and Stern.
Katrina is an artist from Sydney working with lens-based media. Her main interests are located amongst the hazy borders of what is considered to be true and make believe, and it what it means to perceive. Katrina studied Photomedia and Film theory at the College of Fine Arts, University of NSW, Sydney, and is working towards continuing postgraduate study in London. She has assisted various photographic artists in London and is currently working on both personal and collaborative projects.
Sanam is a photographer born and raised in Paris and educated at McGill University in Montreal. She has practiced photography in cities ranging from Paris, where her work was exhibited, to Tehran, L.A and London. Sanam enjoys writing on disparate subjects inspired by her research, and also assisting artists in the process leading to an exhibition.
Tanya is a documentary photographer student from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. She is inspired by contemporary social issues, and defines herself as a participant observer. In her research she is focused on the different developments of adolescents. She uses photography as a medium to give her subjects a voice.
Deidre is a university student from Ithaca College in New York, and is currently studying at the Ithaca College London Center. Deidre is working towards a bachelor's degree in photography along with secondary studies in web programming and honors.
Alice Mann was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1991. She graduated from the Michaelis School of Fine Art with a bachelor of Arts, majoring in photography in 2013, and has since been based in between London and Cape Town.
Sam is a South African born student, studying politics and sociology at the University of Exeter.
Currently living between London and the Cotswolds, Sam hopes to study a masters degree in history of art in New York.
Ewa Mago Lachowicz
Ewa is a Polish photographic artist currently based in London. After studying a philosophy degree at University of Cardinal Wyszynski in Warsaw, she moved to London and became interested in old photographic techniques. She is currently finishing a BA photography degree at University of Westminster. In her practice she focuses primarily on physicality and limitations of the medium; investigating relationship between document and memory, imagined and the real. Her work has been exhibited in London.
Giulia graduated from Goldsmiths College in Anthropology and Media, and likes to define herself as participant observer and visual ethnographer through the intimate connection with the subjects of her portraits. Since an early age, Giulia has been contributing to the Bilingual Italian/English DROME MAGAZINE, where she has built up her portfolio as a photographer and music journalist. Giulia is now based on a lovely house-boat along Regents Canal in London.
Nicoletta Barbata is a photographer living and working in Milan and London. In 2011 she attended the School of Photojournalism at ISFCI (Rome). She is working on personal projects, combining writing and images, and researching in photography.
Rebecca Krasnik is a danish photographic artist based in London.
She graduated in 2013 with a BA in Photographic Arts from the University of Westminster.
Rebecca has taken part in group shows, both in Copenhagen and London.
Her work has most recently been published as part of the art/science research program Broad Vision as well as by PYLOT Magazine.
Ilektra Stefanatou is a photographer based in London. She recently completed a Masters Degree in Photographic Studies at the University of Westminster. She has also gained a BA Degree in Photography at the University of Portsmouth and a Bachelor Degree in History and Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her work, which is often a combination of her two fields, has been exhibited in London and Portsmouth.
Lucia Pizzinato is an Italian photographer living and working in London. Lucia graduated from the faculty of Visual Arts at IUAV University of Venice in 2010 with a thesis about the French photographer Eugène Atget. She is currently studying for her MA in photography and visual design at Naba University and Fondazione Forma in Milan. Lucia recently completed an artist residency as part of the Mountain Photo Festival, curated by Luca Andreoni, Aosta, Italy, and has contributed to various magazines, including 'Nothing to See Here' in 2013 with the project Katastikon Nykterino, curated by Francesco Jodice. Lucia has been part of several collective exhibitions, including 'Trompe l’oeil: I very inganni della fotografia' with the project 'Nel buio della foresta', curated by Luca Andreoni and Francesco Zanot, June-September 2013, and 'Slideshow' with the project 'Tracce', curated by Cecilia Ibanez, in July 2012.
Ana Morone is an American photographer living and working in London. She is currently studying in the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College for her B.S. in Cinema and Photography.
Rosaline Shahnavaz is a photographer living and working in London. Her work has been featured and published by clients such as Art Review, Ballad Of, Girls on Film, Pigeons and Peacocks, Rough Trade, Snappy Snaps, Splash and Grab, Stolen Records, TANK and Under the Influence. She is also currently studying BA Photography at the London College of Communication.