To Mars and to Never Return: Intimates with Melissa Ann Taylor

 

"It's very scary to put your work on display, as any Artist can probably relate to. I've modeled for most of my own look books and it feels a little surreal to be literally standing in my own underwear pretty much publicly"

 

Featured Artist: #ARTANDBLING by Lezanne Viviers

 

Concept and Art Direction: Lezanne Viviers / @lezanneviviers

Photographer: Hanro Havenga / @hanrohavenga

Model: Megs Woolley / @in_no_rush

Styling: Daisie Jo Grobler /  @daisieJo and Lezanne Viviers

Make-up: Annice Make-up / @annicemakeup and Sibella Weber / @Sibellaweber

Post-Production: Lezanne Viviers

Clothing: Marianne Fassler / @MARIANNEFASSLEROFFICIAL and DaisieJo, stylist’s own

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

 

“Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.” - René Magritte

 

Studio Visit: A Conversation with Kristian Burford

 

A Q&A at the studio with Kristian Burford / @kristianburford

Photographer: Kimberly Marie / @bootsymarie

Location: Los Angeles, California

 

"There is an important link between terror and intimacy ... it has something to do with mirrors." 

 

Bits and Bods by Bethan Mooney and Isabella Connelley

 

Photographers: Bethan Mooney / @bethanmooney 

Isabella Connelley / @isabellaconnelley of Bits and Bods / @bitsandbods

Location: Melbourne, Australia 

 

"When audiences gasp, cringe, laugh - we start to break down taboos and rubbish ideas that sex and intimacy should be shameful and secretive."

 

Make Love by Tina Maria Elena

 

Artist: Tina Maria Elena / @tinamariaelena

Medium: Drawings, watercolor, hand cut paper

Location: Odense, Denmark

 

"It feels like there’s finally a common voice from women around the world who are taking charge of their sensuality and supporting each other in the fight against the taboo that has forced us down for so long."