njmaskrey – work in progress/news/etc

Honourable Mention for ‘No46 Bus (night), London’ at PH21 Gallery, Budapest

Posted in London Project / Traces, PH21 Gallery by npicola on October 12, 2014

‘No46 Bus (night), London’ has been awarded an honourable mention in the new group exhibition by PH21 Gallery – City.

This juried international photography exhibition explores how urban spaces provide intensified experiences, how we shape our environment and how we live in the environment we create for ourselves.

Of my photograph, the juror’s review says “Nicola Jayne Maskrey presents a vivid, colourful impression of the city by night. The composition is shaped by motion itself, in a way we never actually see but often imagine or remember seeing a city. The person in the picture is faceless; she enters and then immediately exits our life, remaining a mere passing memory.”

The exhibition runs from 14 October – 3 November at

PH21 Gallery
Szkéné Theatre
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
H-1111 Budapest
Műegyetem rkpt. 3.
 
No46 nightbus, London

No46 Bus (night), London

This image is a recent addition to my very long work in progress – London Project/Traces – you can see more images from this series as well as other work on my instagram page.

Chasing Shadows selected for LensCulture Editors Picks

Posted in Chasing Shadows, LensCulture, Ophelia #1-6 by npicola on October 6, 2014

LensCulture has selected my project Chasing Shadows for inclusion in the Editors Picks section of the Explore pages on their website!  Click here to see all of the Editors Picks, or you can  jump straight to my work.

Chasing Shadows (shutters)

Chasing Shadows (shutters)

LensCulture have also included my projects Chasing Shadows, and Ophelia, along with lots of other great work in their Explore pages under Black & White, and Alternative Processes, respectively.

Ophelia #1 - Polaroid emulsion lift

Ophelia #1 – Polaroid emulsion lift

LensCulture was established in 2004 to explore the diverse ways photography is used in the arts, media and daily life in cultures around the world. Now with a global audience of over 700,000 people, LensCulture has become one of the most authoritative resources for contemporary photography, committed to discovering and promoting the best of the global photography community. They look for exciting work from every continent, and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, nature, photojournalism, activism, street photography, sports, fashion, poetic, personal, abstract and human.

Ophelia at Shape Arts Gallery, Westfield Stratford – 2 weeks left!

Posted in Ophelia #1-6, Shape Arts Gallery by npicola on October 3, 2014

The current group show at the Shape Arts Gallery, featuring Ophelia #1-4, has just 2 weeks left.

The exhibition is on until 18th October 2014, with work for sale by 20 artists – including etchings, photography, ceramics and paintings.

Ophelia #2

Ophelia #2

The Shape Arts gallery is open from Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm,  at:

Westfield Stratford City, 91/92 The Street, London, E20 1EJ

(nearest station Stratford – Jubilee, Central, DLR, Overground lines)

Ophelia #1-4 at Shape Gallery until 18th October 2014

Ophelia #1-4 at Shape Gallery until 18th October 2014

Ophelia #1-6 is an exploration of the story of Shakespeare’s Ophelia, made in response to studying previous artistic interpretations of the text.  Combining underwater digital photography with alternative printing, this series studies the destruction and turmoil that lies beneath the romanticism and serenity suggested in traditional representations of her fate, both in image and process.

After creating these underwater photographs I repeatedly printed and re-photographed them using lo-fi techniques to intensify and degrade them. In the final stage I used the now discontinued Polaroid 669 film to make water-based emulsion lifts onto textured watercolour paper; the destructive yet delicate nature of the process continuing the themes of the subject matter.

Although only images 1-4 of Edition 7 are in the exhibition, you can request to purchase the full set of 6.

this table is sad because no one is sitting at it – on LensCulture Gallery

Posted in LensCulture, this table is sad... by npicola on October 9, 2014

Another of my images from ‘this table is sad because no one is sitting at it‘ has been included in LensCulture’s competition gallery!

This is the second image from the series that has been shared by LensCulture – you can see the other image here.

Here are some screengrabs:

Competition Gallery - mobile version

Competition Gallery – mobile version

 

As part of their Visual Storytelling Awards 2014, every day selected entrants are chosen by LensCulture’s editors for publication and recognition. They post these photos to their Competition Gallery and social media channels, reaching a global audience of over 700,000.

 

Competition Gallery - mobile version

Competition Gallery – web version

 

The LensCulture Visual Storytelling 2014 campaign aims to discover the best visual storytellers today,  searching for Documentary, Personal Stories, Photojournalism, Fictional Narratives, or any other photographic series that tell a story.

 

 

LensCulture homepage ticker

LensCulture homepage ticker

 

 

New works on Black Box Gallery’s digitaldarkroom-blog

Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon has presented some of my latest photographs in the Portfolio Project of their digitaldarkroom-blog.

flower meets fence

flower meets fence

The Black Box Gallery Portfolio Project promotes a selection of outstanding photographers work online.

North London street, reflected

North London street, reflected

F-Stop Magazine’s Happy Accidents

I’m pleased to say that I have 3 images, in the October/November 2014 online group exhibition for F-Stop Magazine – Happy Accidents.

My images span 3 different projects that all feature plants photographed at night. Here’s one of them – a hydrangea caught in the wind in my own back garden.

Hydrangea on a windy night

Hydrangea on a windy night

Take a look at the whole group exhibition to see some great photographs from all over the place.

Here’s another image which came from my documentation of the Chasing Shadows projection at Hackney WickED! 2014.

Chasing Shadows in RED - Hackney WickED! 2014

Chasing Shadows in RED – Hackney WickED! 2014

F-STOP MAGAZINE is an online photography magazine featuring contemporary photography from established and emerging photographers from around the world. Each issue has a theme or an idea that the unites the photographs to create a dynamic dialogue among the artists.

‘this table is sad…’ on facebook thanks to LensCulture

Posted in LensCulture, this table is sad... by npicola on September 24, 2014

LensCulture have shared this photograph from my series ‘this table is sad because no one is sitting at it’ to their facebook audience – over 240,000 followers!

this table is sad because no one is sitting at it

this table is sad because no one is sitting at it

To see more images from this series go to my website: http://www.njmaskrey.com/#/this-table-is-sad/4533650607

The LensCulture Visual Storytelling 2014 campaign aims to discover the best visual storytellers today,  searching for Documentary, Personal Stories, Photojournalism, Fictional Narratives, or any other photographic series that tell a story.  To find out more about the campaign click here.

Here’s a snapshot of the post – since posting it’s hit a 680 likes, and over 40 shares all over the world!

'this table is sad because no one is sitting at it' shared by LensCulture on facebook

from ‘this table is sad because no one is sitting at it’

And here it is again, in their Volume 3  Album

Lensculture Visual Storytelling Awards - Entrants Volume 3

Lensculture Visual Storytelling Awards – Entrants Volume 3

Ophelia in the Polaroid Show

Posted in Ophelia #1-6, other exhibitions by npicola on September 11, 2014

Image #1 from the Ophelia series will be showing at Doomed Gallery, Dalston, London on 12th-13th September.

Featuring Polaroid based work from over 100 photographers the exhibition is  at 65/67 Ridley Road,Dalston, London E8 2NP, and open on the following days/times:

Friday 12th September – 6-9pm
Saturday 13th September – 4-8pm

Friday’s opening also features Polaroid related talks from Kevin Mason and Joel Chernin between 7.30-8.30pm.

Ophelia #1 - Polaroid emulsion lift

Ophelia #1 – Polaroid emulsion lift

From Monday 15th September all works will also be shown online

To find out more about the exhibition either check out (and follow) Doomed Gallery’s tumblr site or find them on Facebook.

Doomed Gallery exists to support and push photographers. Coming from the DIY scene they showcase the most exciting in both up-and-coming and established photographers, as well as visual artists.

Chasing Shadows in Budapest!

Posted in Chasing Shadows, PH21 Gallery by npicola on September 5, 2014

Chasing Shadows – wire window is featuring in the group exhibition ‘Stories’ by PH21 Gallery, Budapest.

Organised by PH21 Gallery, the exhibition is hosted by the Werk Stílus és Kommunikációs Akadémia

“Looking at a photograph may allow for understanding much about the past leading up to the captured moment; it may also enable the viewer to imagine the possible futures evolving from the frozen record of the here and now” Zsolt Batori

To see all of the photographs in the exhibition, read the juror’s review, or to buy a copy of the Exhibition Book  click here

Chasing Shadows - wire window

Chasing Shadows – wire window

The exhibition runs from 2nd – 22nd September 2014, open Monday to Friday  10am-6pm.

Werk Stílus és Kommunikációs Akadémia
Saletrom Loffice
Saletrom St. 4.
Budapest,
Hungary 1085

It’s about 3 minutes from the Rakozci Square Metro station of the new Metro line (Line 4) or about 10 minutes from Blaha (Line 2) or Corvin (Line 3).

PH21 Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space established in 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. The mission of the gallery is to provide group and solo exhibition opportunities and international exposure for contemporary photographers around the world. They have hosted a number of inspiring shows featuring talented photographers from all corners of the world.

Their website also functions as a virtual gallery, and all photographs included in their exhibitions are presented on the website.

Cornish Roads (hedges) in Lenscratch

Posted in Cornish Roads (hedges), other exhibitions, other publications, Roadside Planting by npicola on September 1, 2014

This photograph from my series Cornish Roads (hedges) is in the latest online group exhibition  – Road Trip – from Lenscratch.

Cornish Roads (Hedges), A30 near Penzance, Cornwall

Cornish Roads (Hedges), A30 near Penzance, Cornwall

Road Trip features photographs captured near and far, in the car and along the way. There are some great photographs – to see them all click here

Showing work by emerging and established photographers, L E N S C R A T C H is considered one of the 10 Photography-Related blogs you should be reading by Source Review, Wired.com, Rangefinder and InStyle Magazine.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 284 other followers

%d bloggers like this: