Francesca Woodman 1958-1981

Born in Denver, Colarado in 1958, Francesca Woodman trained at the Rhode Island School of Design and in Rome (1977-78). After her return to the US, she worked as a photographer in New York until her suicide at the age of twenty-two. read more

Julie Cook

Julie Cook is an award-winning artist specialising in photography-based projects and a Senior Lecturer in Photography at University of East London. The politics of looking and the relationship between private and public are amongst the themes that bind together her impressive corpus of work. read more

RORY MIDHANI

RORY MIDHANI is a freelance editorial/narrative illustrator interested in telling stories within a single page. The work he enjoys the most is creating scenes of real and imagined places, with an emphasis on character. Click on the image to see more of his amazing work. read more

Clarissa Cozzi – illustrator

CLARISSA COZZI is an illustrator, living and working in Milan. To see her Gallery Feature, click on the image above read more

Ingrid Berthon-Moine: Baguette and… Marbles

'In Marbles, a series of photographs of male Greek marble statues, the images are closely cropped and focus on specific parts of the male anatomy. The final photographs are enlarged with the intention of producing an indecipherable photograph oscillating between landscape and medical documentation.

Szymon Brodziak shoots ‘Lascivious’

Photographer Szymon Brodziak is Poland's answer to Helmut Newton. An Economics graduate with a passion for photography, Brodziak's evocative images in the past have won him numerous awards. For a slideshow of his work for Lascivious lingerie is available to view here. read more

Gallery: Alexis Hunter & Jo Spence

From the 22nd August to the 27th September, Richard Saltoun gallery will be exhibiting a series of feminist works by photographers Alexis Hunter and Jo Spence. Both women display a resistance to rigid gender roles and societal expectations in their work, addresses themes such as trauma and social change. Details of the exhibition, curated by George Vasey, can be found here. read more

Vixen Obscura – El Libro Malo

El Libro Malo, 'The Bad Book'; a provocative title for Ivana Ford's new book of erotic photography. Exploring the sensuality of the female form, she describes the photos as "manifestations of lust". A self-taught photographer, Ford has been published in a number of erotic magazines and books, including Robinson's The Mammoth Book of Erotic Women in Photographs and Playboy. The book is self-published, and was crowd-funded, while the subject matter is highly personalised. "All my desires, vanities, obsessions, demons: everything is revealed in these pictures," states Ford. read more

False Modesty

"What began as a purely comedic idea has raised some more serious debate. When I exhibited the work last year, the reactions we got were quite diverse. A few people laughed and laughed, some were nonplussed, and some found it all highly distasteful, and didn't try to conceal the fact that they thought I was a massive weirdo." read more

Gallery: Jose Furtado

Jose Furtado says, of his boldly erotic work, that he's drawn to the 'spontaneous and natural'. Some of his raunchier collections, featuring people trussed up and suspended from the ceiling, might not initially seem so natural, but it seems that's all down to our traditional British coyness when it comes the sexual: "…here in Spain we consider the erotic… something daily, without taboos, so for me it is not easy or difficult, just natural."