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Photographer Immerses His Film in Live Bacteria for Years to Create Unique Portraits

Photographer, Seung-Hwan Oh, Immerses Negatives in Live Bacteria for Years to Create Unique Portraits #photography #art

Kwangho Shin s a South Korean painter currently based in Seoul. He studied art at Keimyung University, and has recently become known in the art world for his abstract portraits, which he creates using oil, acrylic, and charcol. Shin's paintings depict subjects using colors that represent the subjects' emotions, with brushstrokes and layers of paint often distorting the subjects' faces while drawing attention to the eyes.

Miriam Makeba, "the voice of Africa". She was known for her powerful songs of hope and empowerment. Her music condemned the racial upheaval and apartheid in her native South Africa, causing her almost 30-year exile.

from Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Hauntingly beautiful images of faces blended with ink in water

South African artist Chris Slabber has created an exquisite series of images using pigmented ink and paint falling through water. Slabber captures incredibly detailed images of the liquid plumes with high-speed photography and digitally manipulates them, blending in faces and figures. Recently exhibited at KKNK 2014, an Afrikaans-language art festival in Oudtshoorn SA, the series […]

South African Artist. Lionel Smit. In this piece of painting, Lionel Smit sketches portraits of a person with simplicity using black and white as a base but creates an interesting piece of art by using strokes of a vibrant blue paint over.

The far south of Angola: crazy bureaucracy but the reward of encounters with wonderful traditional cultures that are really infrequently visited by outsiders. Beautiful interactions with the Mumuhuila and Muhacaona: some of which you see here.