The purity of ordinary days in memories provide the photography of ’Alltag tourist’ Rio Leipold its uniqueness, remarkable honesty and beauty. His passion for the beauty of everyday world of travel and the unexpected has turned out to be his main source of inspiration.
By Lisa Kärcher and Manuel Reinhard
“Secret Compartments” at the Frankfurt Museum of Applied Art shows in a compelling way that art is able to offer something because it holds back much more. What does it reveal? What does it conceal? And how does it – if at all – reveal what it conceals?
The characteristic patina and charm of the recycled wood is the trademark of Stefaan de Croock’s street art. He transforms discarded pieces into a new outstanding composition. Read more »
Leica camera celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. A good reason for C/O Berlin to dedicate an exhibition to the brand, covering the work of hundreds of photographers who have used their Leica as, in the words of Henri Cartier-Bresson, an “optical extension of the eye”.
It all started with paper, painting and collage, soon evolved into screen-printing and continued with murals and performances. Since they met and started collaborating, the artist duo Various & Gould has been spreading their playful, yet socially-engaged art across streets, galleries and, most important, people. Read more »
After studying Fine Arts, Cristina Paniagua Periscal decided to do fashion design, particularly bags. In 2003, she started her own brand of bags called ‘Pendular Pocket’. Photographer Catalina Pérez López was invited to take pictures of her new collection, and captured the whole process of building one of the beautiful bags.