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Fábio Roque – The Cubans

Cuba holds a special place in our hearts. Portuguese photographer Fábio Roque captured daily life on the (still) tranquil pearl in the Caribbean. For me personally it's a sweet trip down memory lane. I traveled the island for a month; lost my wallet, visa, passport and a bottle of fine rum. Got ran over by a horse, can describe the interiors of two police stations, immigration services and the Dutch embassy. Absolutely awesome...

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  •  04.09.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Blek le Rat – Ignorance is Bliss

When I was a kid I always painted and doodled as much as I could for the pure fun of it. Later on in life I started to see the real art side of things and I learnt how art was just another branch from the money tree. I never really became interested in art, for that reason alone, because it seemed so unnatural to paint something only for it to have a price tag put on it at the end. I mean, I wasn't exactly an artist and I never had any...

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  •  04.09.2013
  •  George

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Jeremy Gibbs

UK based photographer Jeremy Gibbs is part of a special breed of people: The tireless. In our first interview in 2009 we've learned he has done all kinds of photography, movie editing and even custom qee making and seems to have the ability to be outstanding in all of it. His latest venture combines photographing obscure and abandoned (urbex) location combined with gorgeous models, and we're not mad at that at all!...

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  •  05.08.2013
  •  Arden

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A ‘Mooiemuur’ Mural in Beirut

Dutch Graffiti artist Roy Valk a.k.a. KARSKI hasn't been properly introduced to yet (even though I have an elaborate interview that needs to be transcribed lying around, any volunteers?) but I couldn't pass up showing you the results of one of his latest projects. As we've collaborated with Roy in the past (CFYE at the Revelry, Graffiti Keuken video) we know that Roy works with a professionalism that is hard to match. It wouldn't...

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  •  09.07.2013
  •  Arden

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Unek Francis – Fashion photographer

In 2009 we came across the sexy body art / graffiti on girls pictures created by Unek Francis, aka Mr.Unek. As both his graffiti/ body art work and his photography was stunning we had more than enough reasons for an interview with Unek. In that interview we learned about his native American roots and that he grew up doing graffiti which led him to a career as illustrator / graphic designer and finally sparked him to pick up his camera...

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  •  22.06.2013
  •  Arden

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George Raggett

George Raggett, what can I tell you about this kid? Really..I don’t know! What I do know is that he’s been an avid CFYE supporter from the get-go, I know he moved from the UK to Germany to live with a gorgeous redhead named Donna. I know he’s one of the funniest people I’ve never met (and I can tell you, there’s a lot of funny people I’ve never met!) and I know he has a very bright future as an illustrator, cartoonist or...

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  •  12.05.2013
  •  Arden

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Life Framer – Photography competition

Let's face it, (almost) everyone can pick up a camera and shoot some decent photographs with it. But it's not until you get out of your shell to let your work be judged by someone else than by the always positive Facebook crowd when you start pushing boundaries. Life Framer is an organisation aiming to push artists to such boundaries with an international award and exhibition for any photographer that is interested. The award is by...

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  •  02.05.2013
  •  Arden

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Lloyd Stubber – Colourblind

For the series 'Colourblind', Melbourne-based and Perth native photographer Lloyd Stubber has documented his three month solo trip through San Francisco, Nevada, New York, Scotland, Belgrade, Luthuania and Moscow. This makes for an eclectic mix of pictures which still comes across like a series that could've been made in the same state. We were intrigued and wanted to know a little bit more about Mr. Stubber! "I am prone at getting...

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  •  04.04.2013
  •  Arden

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Ryan Harding

Ryan Harding is a filmmaker and photographer who recently graduated as a cinematographer. To be honest I totally forgot how we got in contact with him. Due to that thing called life it took quite a while to conduct the interview. I had to leave my apartment  find a new one and decorate the new found cave. Thankfully Ryan is a good spirited guy who gave me some slack!...

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  •  01.03.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Laser 3.14

An in-depth interview with the most illusive Street artist of Amsterdam

Born and raised in Amsterdam, it is with right we call artist Laser 3.14 our home-grown hero. The mysterious Laser 3.14 is best known for his poetic graffiti texts that can be found all around Amsterdam. "Fasten your seatbelts, we're going nowhere" or "Orwell dreamed up 1984, we did the rest" are some of Laser's texts that can be read on wooden boards, construction trailers and other less permanent materials on the streets of...

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  •  03.01.2013
  •  Arden