“Photography has played an important role in my life, and I wouldn’t be able to identify myself without it,” says Kasia Sykus. She is driven and explorative about her craft, which means she’s continually looking for ways to expand her photographic capabilities. “In this age, film photography is looked upon as a long term process in creating fine art. It’s something that I only started to take seriously last year as a powerful tool that I can work with to create.”
She devised a plan to photograph the New Zealand landscape using a discontinued film called color infrared film. “The reason I decided to take the film over to New Zealand to shoot is that given the country’s already phenomenal reputation for beauty, I questioned if I could achieve a visual aesthetic with the film that would push the boundaries of landscape photography,” she explains... Interview with VSCO read more.
An Australian documentary photography series captured on 35mm film over 8 months in the heart of Sydney's Inner West suburb, Newtown. Newtown's street subculture has become an undeniable identification for the area. A look into the normalization of illegal street art integrated in suburban life. The untouched scenes have something to discover and are dynamic with rich context about Newtown as they are about street art and the interaction of art meets life within the captured frames.