In these photographs Joel Tettamanti documents the different “Kobo” or blankets that citizens of Lesotho, Africa wear instead of traditional skins or furs. See many more of the beautiful photographs below:
New geometric works by artist Aakash Nihalani (Previously on Supersonic) where the two-dimensional, brightly colored sculptures become three dimensional mind tricks that pass through some willing bystanders. See more below!
I’ve been keeping up with Ian Ruhter on Supersonic since he first emailed me a few years ago with the video “Silver & Light" documenting his story of giving it all up to become a photographer and initially failing at that dream. But instead of giving up Ian stepped beyond that failure and continued to pursue his goals. The site of that first failure for Ian was at Yosemite and this is a short film that documents Ian’s first return to photograph it.
(Photographs by Shaun Roberts)
San Francisco artist Lucien Shapiro (Featured on Supersonic) creates his work by using found material which evolves into artworks such as contemporary tribal masks (such as a recent mask made entirely out of marijuana) or ornate street weaponry. The resulting body of work is an intelligent thesis on current sociology as well as adding to the age-old saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Lucien’s sculptures are created piece by piece in his San Francisco studio which Supersonic photographer Shaun Roberts was able to recently visit:
On display starting this Friday, March 7th at Loakal Art Gallery in Oakland, California is Sam Grant’s “Double Vision" which features new and old work by the Bay Area artist. Continue reading to see an extended preview of Sam’s work for the show:
IN THE STORE