Take a peek inside the technicolour castle that has been abandoned for more than 2 decades

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP When you hear the word “abandoned” do you picture a broken-down house on the side of a highway, long forgotten by a family that once inhabited it? Do you think about a decrepit building that is now…

This man tracked down strangers he photographed 40 years ago to recreate the photos

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP Punks, kids eating ice-cream, policemen on duty and lovers bidding farewell. These are some of the images paramedic Chris Porsz captured in the late 1970s and 1980s. The amateur photographer spent his free time wandering the streets…

A backpacker’s guide to the diverse world of the South American Guianas

BY: ADAM THRUSH The Guianas (or ‘the Wild Coast,’ as it was once known) is a section of South America usually omitted from both long-term backpacking trips as well as short-term vacations. Located on the northern coast of the continent,…

Video exhibition portrays the dark side of 1950s domestic life

BY: QUENTIN STUCKEY Sarah Anne Johnson may or may not be a familiar name, but her striking brand of photography has left a mark on Canadian art and culture. A graduate of the University of Manitoba, Johnson’s diverse photographic exhibitions…

Crooks, pimps and prostitutes: the dark side of 1970s New York

BY: KRUPA JOSEPH The 1970s have gone down in history as a period of change. Social progressive values that began in the ’60s such as environmentalism, political awareness and the economic liberty of women, gained momentum. The developing countries began…

For 2 years this man travelled to 18 different airports to capture these photos

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP When you see an airplane overhead, what do you think about? Do you consider the sheer volume of work that goes into each flight? Are you jealous of the people that are travelling somewhere? Most likely, you…

5 helpful tips to go on a road trip with your significant other (without killing each other)

BY: SAMANTHA TAPP It is possible. In fact I just completed my first road trip with my boyfriend and yes, we are still together. We decided to take travelling together to a new level by renting a mini van for…

China’s Urban Art of Containing an Ever-Growing 1.3 Billion Populace

By: MELISSA BOODOO Overpopulation is the environment’s inability to support the existing population of humans or other living things. In my project entitled ‘Over Populated‘, I examine China’s never-ending economic growth through the exploration of colors and architecture. We are able to…

This trained eagle and its camera capture incredible aerial views of the Australian coastline

BY: Lauren Ali There has been a growing trend among artists to use drones to capture soaring heights and new perspectives. Salty Wings is no exception to this new trend. They create stunning scenes of Western Australia’s coastline with drones…

In an extremely saturated industry, this Instagram photographer is going his own way

By: Andrew Uyeno Instagram has become one of the biggest apps in the world. It’s as if everyone with a phone is trying to be the next greatest Instagram photographer and industry influencer. Now companies are starting to pay these…

An intimate look Inside the suitcases left behind by patients of the Willard Asylum

BY: JESSICA BEUKER All photos by Jon Crispin In 1869, the Willard Asylum opened its doors, designed specifically for people suffering from chronic mental illness. Located on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake in Central New York, it was, at…

You can marvel in the beauty of these glaciers before they melt away forever.

By: Lauren Ali ALL IMAGES BY CAMILLE SEAMAN We’ve all heard the same stories about climate change: “Everything is melting;” “Polar bears have no homes and are drowning;” “Sea levels are rising but it’s not a good thing.” Honestly, we…

Bringing your departed loved ones back from the grave has finally become possible.

By: Lauren Ali ALL IMAGES BY MURRAY BALLARD Death is a frightening concept for some, being cut off from the world and left to live in a black abyss for all eternity. For others, death is just the beginning and…

The ugly truth behind the production of this beautiful and elaborate jewelry.

By: Lauren Ali ALL IMAGES BY ARKA DUTTA Weaving in and out of the various stores on Gerrard Street, the largest Indian bazaar in North America, the most prominent item sold is jewelry. Beautiful yellow gold necklaces embellished with colourful…

Athleticism shouldn’t equal masculinity – these self portraits show us why.

By: Lauren Ali ALL IMAGES BY RYAN JAMES CARUTHER Masculinity is described as a set of attributes or behaviours associated with being a man or a boy. If you Google, “masculinity,” images of shirtless men with rippling muscles flexing with…

Photos document the behaviour of ordinary people travelling subway systems across the world

  BY: LAUREN ALI ALL IMAGES BY STAN RAUCHER People can be found in their most vulnerable state while travelling on the underground subway system; their hands gripping the pole, gazing off into the floor or slowly dozing away in…

Infrared photography lets us see Central Park in a brand new way  

  By: Lauren Ali  ALL IMAGES BY PAOLO PETTIGANI  New York is the city that never sleeps and never ceases to be photographed. Perhaps one of the most captured cities by both photographers and tourists, many scenes of the Big…

Portraits of hyper realistic characters that you simply can’t look away from.

  By: Lauren Ali ALL IMAGES BY PARKER DAY Fascinated by the exploration of identity, Los Angeles photographer, Parker Day photographs 100 portraits of larger-than-life personalities. Nipple vests, detached eyeballs and lipstick on teeth – Day creates images that are…

Reclaiming their culture—these black women are poised to take back their hairstyles.

  BY: LAUREN ALI Cultural appropriation pulls from a culture’s tradition and reshapes it from its original context. Many people like to defend themselves when they are called out for appropriating a culture, telling you they’re just “appreciating the culture”…

Pawel Nolbert’s photos explore the distorted reality of social media.

BY: ERIC ZDANCEWICZ While many people are fabricating dual personalities with their Instagram accounts, Pawel Nolbert is creating work that embraces the ambiguity of reality in the social platform. In his Deconstructed series, the Polish artist takes simple shapes and…