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Thursday 04 December, 2014

The gift that is not ours to squander: Delphine Diallo reveals new icons and indomitable spirit

The drama, layers and coherence of Delphine Diallo’s photography could lead you to believe the photos were meticulously planned and laboriously edited. But that’s not the case. The real effort goes into her own personal and spiritual growth, which Diallo says shapes all of her work, ‘Most of my shoots are intuitive and they can’t […]


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Tuesday 04 June, 2013

The Heart is a Shield: The Journey of Paul Sika and Art of “Photomaking”

Like all good journey’s, Paul Sika‘s is full of beautiful people, risk, drama (but not the petty kind) and personal revelations. A multimedia artist, he captures all this complexity in bold, saturated and cinematic images. Paul calls his approach “photomaking” as it bridges photography and filmmaking. Around the world, people are praising this vibrant aesthetic […]


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Tuesday 05 February, 2013

Delphine Fawundu on Beauty | 30 Days Unchained: Day 27

30 Days Unchained/#30Unchained | Day 27 2/5/13 | Inspiration: Delphine Fawundu-Buford Skillful and honest, Delphine Fawundu-Buford is a photographer whose work attempts to capture truth. Delphine’s documentary-style uses raw imagery to explore various themes including gender, identity and community. A well-known name in photography, Delphine has photographed artists like Nneka, Erykah Badu and Busta Rhymes. She […]


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Thursday 24 January, 2013

Art of a Woman: Jaimee Todd | 30 Days Unchained : Day 15

30 Days Unchained/#30unchained | Day 15 – 1/23/13 | Inspiration: Jaimee Todd As a self-taught painter and photographer, Jaimee Todd  has learned how to transfer the range of her emotions, into colorful art. Jaimee’s influences, which include the abstract realism of Georgia O’Keeffe and pan-African and Native American aesthetics, translate into an artform that is completely her […]


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Monday 21 January, 2013

Creative Discovery: Delphine Diallo | 30 Days Unchained : Day 12

30 Days Unchained/#30unchained | Day 12 – 1/21/13 | Inspiration: Delphine Diallo Magic Photo Studio by Delphine Diallo To Parisian-born photographer Delphine Diallo, the beauty is in the details. By channeling her spirit into a creative outlet, Delphine has become an expert in translating raw human emotion into something tangible – a photograph. Speaking about […]


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Tuesday 02 October, 2012

Self-Portraits by 5 Nigerian Women Photographers

What are the latest creative trends coming from all across urban Africa? Live Unchained team member Delphine Fawundu-Buford has spent the last four years developing a photo series to celebrate the answer. Delphine recently returned from Lagos, Nigeria where she led a photography workshop with local women photographers. Learn about Delphine’s experience and see the […]


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Monday 28 May, 2012

These Streets Will Make You Feel Brand New

There is no city like New York. The people, energy and opportunities, all intersect in a unique way there. For artist like Jaime Todd, there is something special about people’s common and spontaneous interactions as well as the urban landscape of the city.  From an unusual pink sky that shines through train windows to a […]


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Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Waking Ghosts: Sam Vernon on Memory, Race and Creative Process

What does déjà vu mean to you? Is it all in your head, or have you actually felt that, been there or knew him before? Sam Vernon‘s work gives voice to those mystical experiences that are so difficult to put in words that the only language to express them is visual. Using various artistic mediums […]


Thursday 14 October, 2010

Photography and Narrative: An Interview with Kameelah Rasheed

Live Unchained had the pleasure to interview Kameelah Rasheed. She is a documentary-based photographer and co-founder of Mambu Badu, a photography collective that highlights female photographers of African descent. Kameelah discusses her photography and inspiration here. Her work tells the stories of people from South Africa to New York. Can you tell us a little […]


Tuesday 11 May, 2010

A Journey Worth Taking: A Conversation with Adrienne Wilson

Live Unchained had the pleasure of chatting with Adrienne Wilson. Adrienne is a photographer, author, and traveler. Here she shares her experiences with travel, photography and thoughts on following her own path. I love stories about coming to voice. If people looked at your life now, they might never realize that you were once very […]