Callum Beaney: Where did the idea for the Gameboy Camera Gallery 2022 come from? Over COVID-19 we’ve had all sorts of attempts at virtual reality exhibitions, however this feels much more fitting for the work shown. Cat Graffam: So the initial inspiration for the game came from the combination of falling in love with the […]
About Callum Beaney
Callum is a photographer and writer. He has a background working in cultural heritage, focusing on photography being made in East Asia.
Every single creature in Richard and Cherry Keartons’ photographic archive is dead. Many of their kind living today are vulnerable, if not endangered. Oft-credited as the original nature photographers, their photographs are windows onto another time, where some of these species lived and prospered, images of what has passed. Such work may show history as […]
All of the blank pages are black. I turn to a new spread – the left-hand page shows a dimly-lit hotel corridor, the ceiling spotlights all disappearing off towards the image’s horizon. I am reading the book indoors, in a room with lights similar to those on the page, and, against the shiny, jet-black ink […]
As a child, I remember having a profound unawareness of time, and my ever-advancing place within it. I would spend hours of the summer holidays disappearing off to explore military bases and play in the woods, dedicating days to getting an unlockable weapon in some old PS2 game. As adults, our every moment is measured […]
Severov grew up on the top floor of a building that overlooked the White Sea coastal area in Letniy Bereg — in English, the “Summer Shore”. As the sun moved from east to west, he writes, it would illuminate and then extinguish the shore that he could see from his window. Through this cycle, he […]
Professional photographers are typically trained to hide the mutability of digital images, covering up their handiwork to make their subjects look perfect, moreso than reality itself. Cobayashi toys with this mutability. Swirled up buildings, highways and hair all come together in an ecstatic mix of street fashion-shoot, slice-of-life and cityscape. You can trace the flight […]